Upcoming Events

Saturday 1st July, 10am - 4pm

Castle Community Celebration
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Sunday 25th June, 11am – 4pm

Plant Fairs Roadshow 2023
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26 July

NGS Open Day
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Featured Events

Discover our beautiful gardens no matter the season.

300 acres of carefully managed woodland with beautiful themed and formal gardens.

From formal gardens to the rear of Herstmonceux Castle, to wild meadows and carefully managed woodland that changes throughout the seasons.

Elizabethan Garden

The largest and most prestigious of the Gardens

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Sundial & Rose Garden

An imposing central sundial amidst a multitude of roses

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Shakespeare Garden

A garden evoking the works of William Shakespeare

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Lower Garden

Welcome to the Lower Garden

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Apothecary Garden

A collection of herbs for medicinal and culinary use

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Shady Garden

A place of spring colour and cool refuge on a hot day

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Magic Garden

An enchanting, natural place

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Long Border

Long Border

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Wild Flower Meadow

A diverse Floral meadow

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Folly & Garden

Found along the Woodland Walk or over Temple Field

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Ancient Bluebell woodland set within a Historic Parkland

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Events and experiences for every member of the family

Book yourself an experience while visiting Herstmonceux Castle or come along to one of our many indoor or outdoor events held throughout the year.

Events run throughout the year for the whole family.

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Exclusive experiences to enjoy only at Herstmonceux Castle.

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