Bodiam Castle

Archetypal 14th century moated castle with ruined interior - a glimpse of medieval splendour

Bodiam Castle

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

Sarah Jones Exhibition

Wed 26 Feb 2020
Come and discover the work of local artist, Sarah Jones.

World Book Day celebration

Thu 05 Mar 2020
Join in our celebrations for World Book Day

Mother's Day celebrations

Fri 20 Mar 2020
It's time to spoil Mum with a lovely day out at Bodiam. Take a stroll around the castle and grounds and enjoy a delicious Prosecco cream tea in the Wharf tea room.

Step into Dragons' Wood with Brian Moses and Ed Boxall

Sat 21 Mar 2020
Celebrate the publication of a new picture book.

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Sat 04 Apr 2020
Join in the fun on our Cadbury Easter egg hunt.

Easter holiday crafts

Sat 04 Apr 2020
Spring has sprung and there's lots of new life around. Come and try your hand at something new this Easter holiday.
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Eating and shopping

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Bodiam Castle, E Sussex, reflected in moat

Group visits to Bodiam Castle 

Bring your group to Bodiam Castle and we'll help you plan a day out to remember.

Child dressing up in armour

School visits to Bodiam Castle 

Bring history to life with a visit to Bodiam Castle for your school or college pupils. We have a range of activities to cater for all ages and abilities.

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A wedding car arriving at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Weddings at Bodiam Castle 

With its majestic towers and wide moat, our 14th-century castle is a perfect setting for a memorable wedding day.

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Our work

Staff and volunteers conserving a painting at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Conservation and regeneration at Bodiam Castle 

Discover how we are conserving our collection in our specialised suite to unlock new research opportunities and move forward to champion our heritage in new ways.

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Get involved

Volunteers helping at an event at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Volunteering at Bodiam Castle 

Piers & Ollie really enjoyed their first day volunteering and couldn't wait to come back to Bodiam Castle. Our volunteers play a significant part in our work. Discover what they do and how to join in.

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A brown long-eared bat in flight

Bats at Bodiam Castle 

Bodiam Castle hosts one of the largest bat roosts in south-east England, which our team work hard to protect. Look out for our special bat walks in the springtime to get a closer view of the roost.

Mallard ducks in the snow at Bodiam Castle in East Sussex

Winter wildlife at Bodiam Castle 

Discover some of the secrets of the wildlife that inhabits the castle grounds this winter and take a closer look at our majestic oak trees that have withstood the test of time.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Bodiam Castle on the National Trust Collections website