Opening Times & Prices

Dates for 2021:
From Monday 29th March, the gardens and grounds will reopen for season ticket holders (only those permitted on your pass).

From Thursday 1st April our aim is a full public opening in preparation for the Easter Weekend.

Gardens and Grounds

Come and enjoy Herstmonceux Castle Gardens & Grounds, set within 300 acres of woodland with beautiful themed gardens, the 15th century moated castle embodies the history of medieval England and the romance of renaissance Europe.



Children 4-17 yrs


Children Under 4 / Carers


Senior Citizens (65+) / Disabled/ Students


Book Tickets

Season Tickets

Regular visitors and local residents can benefit from our annual season ticket. Giving you access to the gardens and grounds throughout the season. Visit us 4 times or more throughout our tourism season and you will save money based on our standard entry prices.

Adult Local Resident


Child Local Resident




Individual (concession)


Couple *same household


Couple (concession) *same household




Children (4 - 17yrs)


Info & Application Form

Please Note:

Castle Tours unavailable until further notice.

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. Please notify staff at the ticket office who can direct and advise you accordingly. Carers are admitted free of charge.
For any specific concerns or questions please call 01323 833816

Chestnut Tea Rooms and Castle Art Gallery

Make the most of your day with lunch at Chestnuts Tea Room and be sure to visit the Art Gallery, run by a group of local artists with a wide range in styles.

Family Quiz & Activity Sheet


Castle Art Gallery and Shop

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