Herstmonceux Castle and Garden

Herstmonceux Castle Gardens and Grounds

Herstmonceux is renowned for its magnificent moated castle, and gardens set in beautiful parkland and superb Elizabethan gardens.

Built originally as a country home in the mid- 15th - century, Herstmonceux Castle embodies the history of Medieval England your enchantment begins with your first sight of the castle as it breaks into view.
Visitors are invited to walk around our beautiful Elizabethan walled gardens and the many woodland trails, leading to delightful discoveries such as our Rhododendron Gardens, Rose Garden and Herb Garden. Take a slow stroll past the lily covered lakes to the 1930's folly and admire the sheer magnificence of the castle.

What are the opening times for Herstmonceux Castle and Garden?
Opening Times 2021 - see latest information by visiting website.

Is Herstmonceux Castle National Trust?

Is Herstmonceux Castle Gardens dog friendly?
Yes the gardens are dog friendly on leads

Where can I stay near to Herstmonceux Castle?
We list recommended hotels and places to stay nearby.



  • Street: Herstmonceux Castle
  • Postcode: BN27 1RN
  • City: Herstmonceux
  • County: Sussex
  • Country: United Kingdom


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