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Herstmonceux Castle, Gardens and Grounds

BN27 1RN

Tel: +44(0)1323 833816

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Castle reflection

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Type: Garden

Herstmonceux is renowned for its magnificent moated castle, set in 550 acres of glorious parkland and superb Elizabethan gardens.Built originally as a country home in the mid 15th Century, Herstmonceux Castle embodies the history of medieval England and the romance of renaissance Europe.In the gardens you will find the formal gardens, including a walled garden dating from before 1570, a herb garden, the Shakespeare garden, woodland sculptures, the pyramid, the water lily filled moat and the Georgian style folly.Reduced rates for groups of 15+

The castle operates as an International Study Centre and is not open freely to the public.  We do conduct organised tours at an extra charge.  Please check the website for times and prices.



Concession ticket£4.95 per ticket
Child ticket£3.00 per ticket
Adult ticket£6.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Road Directions

Signposted from A272 Road at Herstmonceux two miles east of village on  Boreham Street to Pevensey road. Look for sign to Herstmonceux Castle on A271 or A27.


Opening Times

Opening Times

Open (4 Mar 2017 - 29 Oct 2017)

Special Offers


Events at this Venue

Saturday, 3rd March 2018 - Saturday, 3rd March 2018

Glissando Harpist Concert
more info