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.

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From updates on our work in the gardens and grounds, to special events and offers.

Wet winter at Herstmonceux Castle 2020

As we near opening our gardens and grounds for you in 2020, it’s that time of year when we give…

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Q&A with Estate Manager Guy Lucas

How long have you worked at Herstmonceux Castle? I’ve worked here for 5 years. I started as the Woodland Supervisor…

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Herstmonceux Castle hosts Landscape Artist of the Year 2019

The month is June, British summer time and the rain is pouring down relentlessly. Dozens of talented artists arrive at…

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A day in the life of Barry, our wonderfully knowledgable tour guide.

Barry is one of our dedicated team of tour guides and is usually on duty most Sundays. Before the first…

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Tattoo at the Castle

July was a busy month for events and celebrations. At the start of July The Band of the Princess of…

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BISC 25th Anniversary and Canada Day

Recently we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle. In 1993 Herstmonceux Castle and…

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Welcome to the Wild Flower Meadow

  Not a part of the estate that plays host to many visitors, our wild flower meadow is an oasis…

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A day in the life of Tom, our green fingered superhero.

Herstmonceux Castle Gardens and Grounds have been a popular tourist destination for many years. This is largely down to a…

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