Information regarding recent developments at Bader College and Herstmonceux Castle (13/03/2024)

Due to the ongoing repairs at Herstmonceux Castle and groundworks in progress, we would like to remind dog walkers, ramblers, and visitors to keep to the public bridleways and footpaths that traverse the estate and not to wander onto the estate.
Due to the hazard of construction workers and their vehicles on site we have asked our security team to enforce this for the safety of everyone.

We are closed to the public until May 1st 2024 but will update the public on times of opening nearer to 1st May. The gardens and grounds are saturated with all the rain we have experienced this winter, and we hope that the grounds will have dried out by opening day.

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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.

Adults

£8.00

Children 4-17 yrs

£3.50

Children Under 4 / Carers

Free

Senior Citizens (65+) / Disabled/ Students

£7.00


Book Tickets

Season Tickets

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

Individual

£45.00

Couple

£60.00

Children (4–17 years)

£15.00


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.

Adults

£6.00

Children 4-17 yrs

£3.50

Children Under 4 / Carers

Free

Concessions

£5.50


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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