Heritage Open Days at Bodiam Castle

Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5UA
castle surrounded by large moat


With the bustle of summer over, autumn is the perfect time to enjoy free entry to the majestic castle on selected dates as part of Heritage Open Days.
Why not test your knowledge with our new free Bodiam Castle history quiz, available from visitor reception or discover the story of Bodiam Castle and the people who built, lived and worked in it through the ages on a volunteer-led castle courtyard tour on selected Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Be enchanted by tales of dragons, knights, and castles as part of storytelling on Sunday 18 September. From 11.30am-2.30pm and 15-20 minutes in length, these tales are suitable for young children and perfect short drop-in sessions for families.

On Saturday 17 September, 10.30am-3.30pm, be transported back in time with Call to Arms, a group of volunteers with a passion for history and training in Historical European Martial Arts. Dressed in full armour, they show what medieval combat may have looked like, through showing weapons and explaining techniques. Please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodiam-castle for more information.

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Opening Times

Season (12 Sept 2022 - 18 Sept 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00


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Bodiam Castle reflected in moat, East Sussex ©National Trust Images Chris LaceyBodiam Castle, RotherBodiam is one of Britain’s most picturesque castles in the heart of a historic landscape. As was Sir Edward Dallingridge’s vision when he built the castle in 1385, the approach to the castle with towers rising majestically from the moat is awe inspiring. With spiral stairs, battlements, windows for…

1066 Country of Origin Original by nature
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