Please Note

After careful consideration the gardens and grounds at Herstmonceux Castle is closed until further notice.
Our priority is the health and wellbeing of people on-site and the wider community. By remaining closed we feel we are following government guidelines and safety for all.
Throughout this difficult time we will continue with our projects on-site including new play area and we will be undertaking virtual tours of the gardens and castle to share.
We will keep updating our website and social media pages which are linked just below this message, on the right hand side.
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Thank you for your understanding and please find NHS guidelines on Coronavirus below.


Ancient Bluebell woodland set within a Historic Parkland

Long walks along enchanting woodland paths steeped in natural beauty.

The woodlands form part of the Historic parkland with over three hundred acres of rich and diverse habitat. Mighty Oaks and veteran Sweet Chestnut trees adorn this area providing a relaxing a tranquil environment to escape. Brimming with wildlife and an ever-changing seasonal beauty.

  • Not accessible via wheelchair
  • Dogs on Leads
  • 300 acres
  • Ancient Bluebell Woodland

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Take a look at some of our other gardens before you visit and smell the flowers and see the views for yourself.

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