Bodiam Castle

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

Bodiam Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Bodiam Bat trail

Sat 23 Oct 2021
Why do bats like it at Bodiam Castle? Grab your wellies and head out as a family along this spooky, sensory trail to find out.

Medieval armour display

Sat 23 Oct 2021
Can you tell a buckler from a basinet? Visit the medieval armour display in the Castle Courtyard to see a selection of replica armour up close.


Sat 30 Oct 2021
Be enchanted by tales of dragons, knights, and castles as part of storytelling on selected weekend dates this autumn.

Christmas sleigh at Bodiam Castle

Wed 01 Dec 2021
Discover a festive Christmas sleigh in the Castle Courtyard and take a family photo.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Wildflower meadow

Wildflower meadows at Bodiam Castle 

We're about to start on a long term project, working with the existing grassland areas at Bodiam Castle, to create lowland grassland and wildflower meadows. Encouraging nature and wildflowers back to the castle grounds.

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A school visit to Bodiam Castle

School visits to Bodiam Castle 

Set in the heart of an historic landscape, with spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Britain's most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments.

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An introduction to Bodiam Castle

This video plays every 15 minutes inside Bodiam Castle to give you an introduction to the history of the castle. It is also available for you to enjoy here, before or after you visit.

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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