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Bodiam Castle

Step into history at Bodiam Castle. This 14th-century moated castle with a ruined interior features spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis.

Bodiam, near Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5UA

Performers in medieval costume and armour in front of Bodiam Castle

Planning your visit

Families enjoying Summer of Play activities at Bodiam Castle

Family-friendly days out at Bodiam Castle 

Bring your little ones for a day of fun in the castle and grounds. Children love spotting the 50-year-old carp in the moat, climbing the steep towers, walking across the battlements and running in the wide-open spaces.

Members of Call to Arms in costume demonstrating medieval combat, with a tent in the background

What's on at Bodiam Castle 

Get involved with a host of events throughout the year. Enjoy a jam-packed summer of family-fun with a medieval fair, outdoor theatre, archery, knight school, and more!

Visitor walking with dogs in the grounds around Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Visiting Bodiam Castle with your dog 

Bodiam Castle is a two pawprint rated place. Find out about visiting with your dog, where you can explore the castle grounds surrounding the moat together.

Bridge over the moat to the castle in summer at Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Group visits to Bodiam Castle 

Picturesque and romantic, Bodiam Castle in East Sussex is a great place to explore on a pre-booked group trip, or a school visit.

Visitors walk around in the open-air centre of Bodiam Castle, East Sussex

Exploring Bodiam Castle 

Discover what to see and do at Bodiam Castle. Climb the stone towers to take in the views, learn about defending a medieval castle and explore the impressive ruins.

A view of Bodiam Castle with it's reflection in the moat.

Bodiam Castle map and guide 

This map and guide will help you discover what remains of the medieval castle, and how it came to be preserved.

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