Herstmonceux Castle Walk
This circular walk explores the grounds of the historic Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex.
The 15th century moated castle is surrounded by 300 acres of parkland, gardens and woodland which are ideal for a pleasant afternoon stroll. Highlights include the stunning Grade II listed Elizabethan Garden which dates back to 1570, a photogenic Georgian style folly, bluebell woods and the pretty wildflower meadow.
PostcodeBN27 1RN - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Herstmonceux Castle Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Herstmonceux Castle Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Herstmonceux Castle OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Herstmonceux Castle Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The on site Chestnuts Tea Rooms serve a delicious range of pastries, hot and cold light lunches and sandwiches. You could sit outside an enjoy a cream tea under the ancient Chestnut trees after which the tea rooms are named.
Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds of the castle.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
To continue your walking pick up the 1066 Country Walk and follow it to Battle Abbey and Pevensey Castle. Following the waymarked trail south will take you along Hurst Haven to the Pevensey Level Nature Reserve before coming to the castle.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Sussex Walks page.