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The Honey Bee Waggle Dance


The Austrian scientist Karl von Frisch was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his research on the honey bee…

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Fungi-Fiend Max Mudie visits the Castle Estate


Max is local to the area and has rapidly-growing Instagram fanbase of people who, like him, are fascinated by fungi…

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July’s Estate Update


It’s July already and our gardens are at their visual peak with the plants burgeoning in the borders, jostling for…

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New wedding menus


Our catering team have been hard at work creating a whole new wedding menu offering for you and having enjoyed…

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Artist Neil Gower creates new estate map


Internationally acclaimed graphic artist Neil Gower has created a new map for us to use for 2021 and beyond. Neil…

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Queen’s impact rankings


April saw the publication of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings which revealed that Queen’s University, the Castle’s parent university,…

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Happy environment for happy kids


A lot of you may have seen our new play area, maybe your little ones have enjoyed a clamber on it this…

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Weddings at Herstmonceux Castle


Weddings have long been part of the history of the Castle but with so many having been moved as a…

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