Herstmonceux Castle in Eastbourne

Herstmonceux Castle in Eastbourne

Overview

12 miles

Explore the history of Medieval England with this magnificent moated castle and superb Elizabethan gardens.

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What makes it special

  • Castle tours and visitor centre
  • Three hundred acres of managed woodland

Open daily Saturday 2nd March-Sunday 3rd November (closed 23rd August)

March, October & November 10am-5pm & April-September 10am-6pm 

(Last admission one hour before closing).

 

Price

Daily Rates                      
Adults £6.00                     
Children 4-17 yrs £3.00                
Children Under 4 Free                
Carers Free                    
Concession £5.00                

Family of 4
(2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)    £15.00    Not applicable with family ticket. Purchase tour tickets individually.    £41.00

Family of 5
(2 adults + 3 children or 1 adult + 4 children)    £18.00    Not applicable with family ticket. Purchase tour tickets individually.    £48.00

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YHA Eastbourne Exterior

YHA Eastbourne

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En suite rooms available
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Herstmonceux Castle in Eastbourne

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: TQ 64639 10391

Lat/Lng: 50.869577, 0.33844443

Contact information

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