Herstmonceux Castle

Herstmonceux Castle Estate, Wartling Road Entrance, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 1RN

The beautiful 300-acre estate has formal gardens, woodland trails, meadows, and lakes, all set around a majestic 15th century moated castle. For younger visitors, there is an outdoor play area, giant tree swing and the family challenge of the Marlow Rope Maze.

Chestnuts Tea Room offers light lunches, afternoon teas, daily specials, delicious homemade cakes and a children’s menu.

The Castle Arts Gallery showcases the work of local artists which can be purchased along with souvenirs of your visit.

Castle tours are not available at present, but the Visitor Centre chronicles its varied history. Friendly and knowledgeable tour guides can also be found in the gatehouse for a few hours each day to answer any questions you may have.

Well behaved dogs are welcome but always kept on a lead please.

Attraction Facilities

  • Coach Parking
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Groups
  • Parking
  • Picnics
  • Restaurant/Café
  • School Trips

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