View the castle interior and learn about the interesting history


Castle Tours

Enjoy this one hour tour of the inside of Herstmonceux Castle and learn about the varied history of the area, how the castle came to be and the different occupants over the decades.

You will also enjoy the statement features such as fireplaces, large windows, incredible views over the moat and see how students from Queen's University, Canada enjoy the space while studying a variety of subjects.

Tour tickets can be purchased on the day of your visit at Castle Reception, located near to Chestnuts tearoom.
Adults / Senior Citizens / Disabled - £3.00
Children 4-17 yrs / Students - £1.50
Children Under 4 / Carers - Free.

  • Small groups
  • Dedicated tour guides
  • Partially accessible
Please Note

As the castle operates as an International Study Centre for Queens’ University in Canada, the castle is not freely open to the public and tours are scheduled (subject to availability) around timetables and other uses including conferences/weddings.

Due to the layout of the castle the tour is not fully accessible to all physical abilities, if you would like further information on whether the tour can be accessed with limited mobility please call us on 01323 833816.

Please note that tour tickets are on a first come, first served basis.

Date:
Tour Times:

Friday 13th September

12pm & 1.30pm

Saturday 14th September

11.30am & 1pm

Sunday 15th September

No public tours, due to wedding fair

Monday 16th September

1pm

Tuesday 17th September

1pm

Wednesday 18th September

No public tours

Thursday 19th September

1pm

Friday 20th September

12.30pm & 2pm

Saturday 21st September

11am & 12.30pm

Sunday 22nd September

11am & 12.30pm

Monday 23rd September

1pm

Tuesday 24th September

1pm

Wednesday 25th September

1pm

Thursday 26th September

1pm

Friday 27th September

11.30am & 1pm

Saturday 28th September

12pm & 1.30pm

Sunday 29th September

11.30am & 1pm

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