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Storytelling in the Castle

Be enchanted by tales of dragons, knights, and castles.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Running throughout the day and 15–20 minutes in length, these tales are suitable for young children and perfect short drop-in sessions for families. Held in the castle first-floor tower room.

8, 16 & 30 June 20, 27, 29 & 31 July 3, 9, 13, 27 & 28 August 11.30am–2.30pm

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for families. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Meeting point

Please ask at visitor reception or the castle gate for meeting place.

What to bring and wear

Please wear clothing suitable for the weather.

Accessibility

The route to the castle is over gravelled paths. Some areas of the castle are not accessible by wheelchair. Please see the access page at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodiamcastle

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on
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at
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on
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at
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on
26 Jun to 28 Aug 2024
at
12:00 to 15:00
+ 9 other dates or times
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The Harvey Buffs: WWII re-enactment group 

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on
6 Jul to 11 Aug 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00
+ 3 other dates or times