Please Note

Due to roadworks on Wartling Road (Monday - Friday) until 13 July, access is via A271. Signs will indicate business open as normal from this direction. Thank you

Opening Times & Prices

Open daily 10am - 7pm from Saturday 4th July to Sunday 13th December 2020

(last admission pre 5pm)

Gardens and Grounds

Come and enjoy Herstmonceux Castle Gardens & Grounds, set within 300 acres of woodland with beautiful themed gardens, the 15th century moated castle embodies the history of medieval England and the romance of renaissance Europe.



Children 4-17 yrs


Children Under 4 / Carers


Senior Citizens / Disabled/ Students


Family of 4 *


Book Tickets

Season Tickets

Regular visitors and local residents can benefit from our annual season ticket. Giving you access to the gardens and grounds throughout the season. Visit us 4 times or more throughout our tourism season and you will save money based on our standard entry prices.

Adult Local Resident


Child Local Resident




Individual (concession)


Individual + 1 Guest


Individual + 1 Guest (concession)




Couple (concession)




Children (4 - 17yrs)


Info & Application Form

Please Note:

Last admission 5pm.

Castle Tours unavailable until further notice.

* 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children

Dogs are welcome in the gardens and grounds. Please keep on a lead. Dog waste bins are provided within the grounds.

The main gardens are all wheelchair accessible with reserved parking nearby which is also close to our disabled toilet facility. Please notify staff at the ticket office who can direct and advise you accordingly. Carers are admitted free of charge.
For any specific concerns or questions please call 01323 833816

Chestnut Tea Rooms and Castle Art Gallery

Make the most of your day with lunch at Chestnuts Tea Room and be sure to visit the Art Gallery, run by a group of local artists with a wide range in styles.

Chestnuts Tea Room

Currently closed

Take a look at our menu prior to your visit.


Castle Art Gallery and Shop

Currently closed

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