Pevensey Castle Dates and Times
Once you choose your arrival slot, you’ll receive your booking confirmation by email. Just bring this with you on the day you visit, either on your mobile device or as a print out. The email will contain a barcode that our team will scan when you arrive.
The time shown is the earliest you can arrive, and you can arrive at any point within an hour of that time. You're then welcome to stay for as long as you like.
Last admission is 30 minutes before the site closes.
Without a valid booking confirmation, we won’t be able to let you in. If you're a Member, remember to bring your English Heritage Membership Card. Please see our Reopening FAQs for more information.
A conservation project is currently underway at Pevensey Castle. Recently installed exhibitions exploring the castle's story from the time of the Romans to the Second World War are open. 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.
Evolving from Roman fort to Norman Castle, and even put back into action during the Second World War, Pevensey Castle is most famous as the landing place for William the Conqueror's army in 1066. Today, it is a great family day out in East Sussex. Enjoy the open grounds and space to roam and explore. Admire the remains of the great square keep and towering gatehouse, or climb the walls and gaze over glorious Sussex countryside.