Bodiam Castle

A winter view across to the NE Tower at Bodiam Castle

Important notice -

Last entry time to the castle will be 3.45pm this week with the castle closing at 4.15pm.

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

More about this place

A SE winter view of Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Winter events 

Join us this winter to discover some of the traditions of medieval Christmas and the importance of light at this dark time of year. Enjoy Mummers' plays and a bracing Boxing Day walk.

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Eating and shopping

Stack of Christmas mince pies

Enjoy a festive treat in our tea room 

Visit our tea room this December and enjoy a festive treat or two.

A display of Christmas decorations in the Gift Shop

Shopping at Bodiam Castle 

Pop into our Castle gift shop this December and in addition to our usual ranges you'll find some great Christmas cards, gifts, calendars and festive food.

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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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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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Art and collections

Our collections

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