with 300 acres of carefully managed woodland and beautiful gardens, all surrounding a red brick, 15th century, moated castle.
All the planting of this garden is mentioned within Shakespeare’s works.View Garden
Our short video gives you just a taste of what to expect when you visit the gardens and grounds.
Whether you are looking for an evening out with a loved one or a child friendly outdoor event, Herstmonceux Castle makes for an individual and impressive venue all year around.
Sunday 25th June, 11am – 4pm. Buy locally grown, garden ready and often unusual plants direct from expert growers who are passionate about the plants they produce.Learn More
To mark 30 years since Herstmonceux Castle Estate was gifted to Queen’s University (Canada) by Alfred and Isabel Bader, we are holding a very special Castle Community Celebration on July 1st and you’re invited!Learn More
Wednesday 26th July. The gardens and grounds will be open to support the National Garden Scheme East & Mid Sussex.Learn More
Castle tours are not being conducted at this time, however please follow our social media accounts as we will be posting updates on our plans.Contact Us
Regular visitors and local residents can benefit from a gardens and grounds season ticket. Enjoy the changing seasons from spring through to autumn.Friends of the Herstmonceux Castle Estate