Pevensey Castle

Things to see and do

What you need to know

We've made some changes to help keep you safe, and things might be a little different when you visit. Here's everything you need to know.

  • Do we need to Book?

    You don’t need to book your ticket in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit.

    If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket is still free

    Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.

    Book Tickets

    Booking FAQs

  • How are you keeping us safe?

    Our staff are still working hard to keep everyone safe. We’re continuing with enhanced cleaning and you’ll find hand sanitiser stations on site. Our staff are continuing to wear a face covering in our busy areas and indoor spaces, and we encourage you to do the same. You can also help us keep you and other visitors safe by not visiting if you have symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate.

    You can visit our reopening page for information on general safety measures we've taken to help keep you safe.

    General Safety Information

Discover the Castle

Explore Pevensey Castle's 16 centuries of history. Climb the battlements, take in the view across the Sussex countryside and head down into the dungeon and basement rooms.

Explore the Castle Grounds

Pevensey Castle is surrounded by beautiful open space, pefect for a stroll or dog-walk. Get up close to the castle moat and admire the beautifully preserved architecture of the walls and battlements.

Enjoy our Exhibits

From an impressive cannon to WWII era pill boxes cunningly hidden amid the castle walls, see and enjoy all the exhibits on display at Pevensey Castle.

1066 Connections

Pevensey is famously where William the Conqueror landed his army in 1066, before meeting King Harold Godwinson in battle at what is now the site of Battle Abbey. Battle Abbey and the famous 1066 battlefield is just a short drive from Pevensey Castle.

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