Bodiam Castle

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

Bodiam Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Wharf Tea-room exhibition: Katherine Reekie

Thu 19 May 2022
10:00-17:00
See new work by fine artist Katherine Reekie including paintings of Bodiam Castle in a surrealist style.

Bodiam Castle tour

Fri 20 May 2022
12:15-13:00
Discover the story of Bodiam Castle and the people who built, lived and worked in it through the ages.

Demonstrations by Call to Arms 

Sat 21 May 2022
10:30-15:30
Be transported back in time and onto the Medieval battlefield with expert demonstrations. 

Storytelling

Sun 22 May 2022
11:30-14:30
Be enchanted by tales of dragons, knights, and castles as part of storytelling on selected dates.

The Bodiam unicorn trail

Sat 28 May 2022
10:00-16:00
Follow the hoofprints around the grounds to find out about the mythical unicorn and its links to Bodiam Castle.

Craft workshop: Decorate a crown or shield

Sat 28 May 2022
10:30-15:00
Get creative and design your own crown or shield inspired by the magnificent castle setting.
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Things to see and do

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Learning

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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Wildlife

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History

Video

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