Pevensey Castle

Pevensey Castle is now open for you to visit. You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit will be a little different.

The exquisite 'Pevensey Ring', discovered at the castle

Conservation in Action

A conservation project is currently underway at Pevensey Castle. Discover our essential conservation project to preserve the stonework of the castle, and see ongoing work by stonemasons taking place in the Medieval Inner bailey. See our progress, enjoy the completed conservation of the Roman Outer bailey walls and find out how we're preserving the castle for future generations to enjoy.

Welcome to Pevensey Castle

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. To book your visit, click here.

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting as well as our FAQs

  • Castle and Grounds - The grounds outside the castle, along with the castle ruins will be open for visitors to explore. The dungeon and tower basement will remain closed.
  • Conservation Project - A conservation project is currently underway at Pevensey Castle. Scaffolding in the medieval inner bailey supports essential conservation work to preserve the stonework of the castle.
    Shop - The castle shop and admissions point will be open to visitors.
  • Museum - The Castle museum will be open to visitors.
  • Toilets - Locally managed public toilets adjacent to Pevensey Castle will remain open.
  • Face masks - Face coverings must be worn in Pevensey Castle's indoor shop and all other indoor spaces. We won’t be able to give you a face covering, so please come prepared so you don’t miss out.

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