Please Note!

Gardens and grounds are open but the castle is not open to the public.

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Opening Times & Prices

1st May - 30th September (10am - 5.30pm, last admission at 4pm)

Please note that we only accept card payments at the ticket office.

Day Tickets

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets can only be purchased on-site via card only.



Children 4-17 yrs


Children Under 4 / Carers


Senior Citizens (65+) / Disabled/ Students


Book Tickets

Season Tickets

Visit the gardens and grounds regularly throughout the season (May - September)







Book Season Tickets

Groups of 15+

Herstmonceux Castle is an ideal destination for groups and coach trips. Groups can enjoy a peaceful stroll around the formal gardens, or a more adventurous walk around 300 acres of managed woodland.



Children 4-17 yrs


Children Under 4 / Carers




Further information

Please Note:

Concessions are for senior citizens (65+), disabled and students (children under 4 admitted free)

Please note that there is no public access to the castle interior.

Dogs are welcome in the gardens and grounds. Please keep on a lead. Dog waste bins are provided within the grounds.

The main gardens are all wheelchair accessible with reserved parking nearby which is also close to our disabled toilet facility. Ramp access into the courtyard and tea rooms. Please notify staff at the ticket office who can direct and advise you accordingly. We have 2 manual wheelchairs available on a first come first served basis. They can be requested on arrival or reserved prior to your visit by calling 01323 833816.
Carers are admitted free of charge

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