Wildlife in and around East Sussex

With warmer weather and longer days there is an abundance of wildlife to spot at our special places in and around East Sussex. From Bodiam's bats and bees to Scotney's herd, come and seek out your favourite critters this summer.

A view across the moat to Bodiam Castle with summer flags on the bridge

Wildlife at Bodiam Castle

Come and enjoy the wildlife around the castle this summer. Discover shimmering spiders' webs, watch ducks glide across the moat and catch the swish of a tail of the carp beneath their paddling feet.

View of Scotney Castle from the estate

The Estate at Scotney Castle

The estate at Scotney Castle in Kent offers an array of parkland and woodland with perfect picnic spots, hop gardens and a herd of Sussex cattle.

Visitors braving the wet weather

The Estate at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

The estate has 460 acres of beautiful Wealden countryside. With plenty of space to explore, run around, walk the dog or cycle, our meadows are a great place to relax and spot wildlife.