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Friends of the Herstmonceux Castle Estate

New for 2023 – This is more than a Season Ticket!

All our Season Ticket holders automatically become Friends of the Herstmonceux Castle Estate.  Membership will confer several additional benefits, including but not limited to:

  • one complimentary day ticket to gift to a friend
  • invitations to several exclusive, free, members only events throughout the year, including a free castle tour, a free garden tour and some special out-of-season events
  • automatic enrollment to our email distribution list; to receive updates, quarterly members’ newsletters and details of various community fundraising initiatives throughout the year
  • access to our dedicated and exclusive Friends of Herstmonceux Castle Estate Facebook group
  • a loyalty card for Chestnuts Tea Room
  • advance notice on Castle Arts and plant sales
  • and more!

Our 2023 season runs Saturday 18th February to Sunday 5th November 2023.
Opening Times: For the months of February, March, October and November, we open 10am – 5pm, with last admission at 3pm. From April to September, we open 10am – 7pm, with last admission at 5pm.

Annual Membership Rates for 2023

Ticket Type

 Standard Price


 Concessionary Price**

 Proceed to Payment

Individual Adult (Local Resident)* £35 / £30
Individual Adult £55 / £50
Couple (Local Residents)* £50 / £45
Couple £65 / £60
Child (4-17 years and Local Resident)* £5 / NA
Child (4-17 years) £15 / NA
Family Ticket (2 adults + 3 children) £80 / NA


* Local Residents are defined as residents of Herstmonceux, Windmill Hill, Wartling, Boreham Street, Flowers Green, Magham Down, Bodle Street, Cowbeech, Stunts Green, Ginger’s Green and Carters Corner.

** Concessions are applicable for senior citizens (aged 65+), disabled badge owners, and students.  (All children under 4 years of age are admitted free of charge).

Please also note:

Your Season Ticket Pass will be valid between 18th February – 5th November 2023 and will not automatically grant access to all special events. Your pass should be shown to our Ticket Office, or Campus Patrol staff upon request.

If you would like to by a Season Ticket Pass to give as a gift, please contact us before you proceed to payment and we would be more than happy to help! Season Ticket Passes will be mailed, or made available for collection from our Ticket Office as required.

All enquiries: Telephone (01323) 834457

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