Herstmonceux Castle

Herstmonceux Castle

The Gardens and Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle is a 300 acre estate including woodland, formal themed gardens and of course a 15th century moated castle.

Made from red brick, Herstmonceux Castle is one of the earliest examples of a brick built building in England.

As well as operating throughout spring and summer as a popular tourist attraction, Herstmonceux Castle also operates as an International Study Centre. Owned by Queen’s University, Canada, the castle hosts international students every year who come to England to study within this tranquil setting.

Throughout the year Herstmonceux Castle will host students, tourists, residential conferences, corporate events and weddings.

Visitor information

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Wartling Road Entrance
East Sussex
BN27 1RN

Contact details

Tel: 020 8150 6767

Email: info@mgel.com


Satellite Navigation may direct you to the wrong entrance. Please enter the castle via Wartling Road and follow directional signage.

The nearest train station is Polegate where a local taxi can drive you to the Gardens & Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle.


Events at Herstmonceux Castle