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Gordon Taylor and the Royal Greenwich Observatory’s tercentenary sundial


Set within Herstmonceux Castle’s Rose Garden is a magnificent sundial that both impresses and intrigues visitors who often enquire about…

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Summerland featuring Sussex locations including Herstmonceux Castle


Our film and location team were excited to welcome the cast and crew of feature film Summerland, Written and Directed…

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BBC – Silent Spring at Herstmonceux Castle with Guy Lucas


Thank you to the BBC who showcased the strange scenario Gardens and Grounds Manager Guy Lucas found himself in during…

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300 bunches of cut tulips donated to Key Workers


At the start of April over 300 bunches of flowers have been donated from the gardens at Herstmonceux Castle to…

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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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