Gardens and Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle at Gardens & Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle
Herstmonceux is renowned for its magnificent moated castle, set in 550 acres of glorious parkland & 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 is not open to the public, however guided tours are conducted at an extra charge & subject to availability. Please telephone for confirmation of times before your visit.
Rates Gardens & Grounds Gardens & Grounds + Science Centre Castle Tours
Adults 6.00 12.70 2.50
Students 3.00 8.15 1.00
Children under 5 Free
Senior Citizens 4.95 10.15 2.50
1+4 children) 14.00 38.40
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Sat 30 Mar 2013 - Mon 30 Sep 2013||Mon - Sun 10:00 to 18:00|
|Tue 1 - Sun 27 Oct 2013||Mon - Sun 10:00 to 17:00|
|Notes||Open daily from 30 March - 27 October 2013 (Closed 23 August)
10am – 6pm, closes at 5pm during October (Last admission one hour before closing)
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VenueGardens & Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle
Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Map reference: TQ 646087 Lat: 50.85519 Long: 0.33789
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.
Parking : free
Nearest station : 6 miles (9.7 kms) from Polegate or Battle station
Disabled persons toilet
Guide Dogs permitted
Parking Areas for disabled visitors
Babes in Arms
Outdoor childrens area
Catering for groups
Full liquor licence
Vegetarians catered for
Approx length of visit 3-4 hours
Blue Badge Guides
Booking essential for groups
Min group size - 15 Max group size - no limit Special group rates - 15+
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|Thu 28 Feb 2013 - Mon 20 May 2013||Birds of Prey at Herstmonceux Castle|
|Tue 21 May 2013||Birds of Prey at Herstmonceux Castle|