Bodiam Castle, near Robertsbridge, East Sussex, is a castle not to be missed! It is a 14th century Castle surrounded by a moat situated in the Rother Valley.
You can enjoy a nice walk around the castle and grounds, have some lunch in the café and enjoy points of interest including the Gatehouse, Millpond, Postern Tower and Chapel.
The National Trust are also in the process of creating meadow habitats at Bodiam Castle in order to encourage the biodiversity of wildflowers and invertebrates. Bodiam Castle is also home to one of the largest bat roosts in the South East, made up of 5 different species. Other wildlife you may spot at the Castle includes lesser stag beetles, buzzards, woodpeckers, barn owls, small heath butterflies, and kestrels.
Also as you cross the bridge, take a look at the fish in the moat, which are carp and the mallards.
Visit the National Trust site for more information on opening times and facilities and access.
Dogs on a short lead are welcome in the grounds of Bodiam Castle and there is outdoor seating and water bowls outside the Wharf tea-room. Only assistance dogs are allowed inside the cafes.
Address: Bodiam Castle, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5UA
While in the area – Why not visit Herstmonceux Castle or combine Bodiam Castle with another National Trust Property such as Bateman’s?
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