Best Castles in East Sussex
Embark on a journey through time with the magnificent castles in East Sussex. From medieval fortresses to stately palaces, explore the rich history and architectural wonders of castles in East Sussex.
Herstmonceux Castle Estate
Hailsham (0.8 miles)
Herstmonceux Castle is a magnificent medieval castle surrounded by beautiful 300 acre gardens. It offers guided tours, events, and a glimpse into history.
Herstmonceux Castle Website | T: 01323 834 444
Bodiam (16.6 miles)
Bodiam Castle is a striking 14th-century fortress famous for its well-preserved moat and picturesque setting. Explore its medieval architecture and learn about its intriguing history.
Bodiam Castle Website | T: 01580 830 196
Pevensey (3.7 miles)
Pevensey Castle is an ancient Roman fort turned medieval castle. Visit the exhibition with fascinating stories of sieges and prisoners, and children can enjoy the trail to discover dungeons.
Pevensey Castle Website | T: 01323 762604
Camber (23.3 miles)
Camber Castle, situated near Rye, is a historic coastal fortress. Built by Henry VIII, it provides a glimpse into Tudor military architecture. The ruin is visible anytime, but the interior is only open by guided tour.
Rye (23.6 miles)
Rye Castle, also known as Ypres Tower, is a fascinating medieval fortress. It offers panoramic views, a museum showcasing local history, and insights into its strategic significance throughout the centuries.
Rye Castle Website | T: 01797 226 728
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