View the castle interior and learn about the interesting history


Castle Tours - *Please note that during February castle tours will be charged at £1.50 per person*

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:

Wednesday 19th February

11.30am & 1pm

Thursday 20th February

11.30am & 1pm

Friday 21st February

11.30am & 1pm

Saturday 22nd February

11.30am & 1pm

Sunday 23rd February

11.30am & 1pm

Monday 24th February

1pm

Tuesday 25th February

1pm

Wednesday 26th February

1pm

Thursday 27th February

1pm

Friday 28th February

1pm

Saturday 29th February

11.30am & 1pm

Sunday 1st March

11.30am & 1pm

Monday 2nd March

1pm

Tuesday 3rd March

1pm

Wednesday 4th March

1pm

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