Herstmonceux Castle


Come and enjoy the Gardens and Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle, set within 300 acres of carefully managed woodland with themed formal gardens to the rear, the 15th century moated castle embodies the history of medieval England and the romance of renaissance Europe.

Starting at the front of the castle, visitors have the perfect opportunity to take some photographs before walking around to Chestnut Tree Walk and heading towards Chestnuts Tea Room and the Visitors Centre where you can refresh yourself, learn a little about the history of the castle and relax before taking a gentle stroll around our formal gardens.

As you head through the themed gardens you will work your way towards the woodland trails where you can enjoy a peaceful stroll and take in the carefully managed flora and fauna of the estate. Discoveries such as Woodhenge, 300 year old Chestnut Trees, the Folly and Secret Garden as well as our Lake and Moat Walk all add to the escapism of everyday life.

Open Good Friday 25th March – 30th October, 10am – 6pm, closes at 5pm from 1st October. Last admission one hour before closing.

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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