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You have to look up the history of this place then try to understand exactly how important Pevensey... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Historically stimulating castle site

Pevensey lies between Hastings and Eastbourne and for much of its history it has been a port but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruton, United Kingdom
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Pevensey Castle High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LE, England
+44 1323 762604
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to look up the history of this place then try to understand exactly how important Pevensey was to us as an island nation. OK it's not an Arundel or Leeds type of castle but here you get the feeling rather a lot went...More

Thank DerekLarnaca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pevensey lies between Hastings and Eastbourne and for much of its history it has been a port but reclamation of land and natural changes to the coastline have changed all that. It is now a sleepy but proud little East Sussex community with a wealth...More

Thank K V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our visit to a little known but vital bit of English history. Well worth a quick visit, even to just look at the outside.

Thank Margo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Pevensey Castle on a mini break with my husband. There were more remains than I was expecting and I thought that the audio guide tour was awesome. It had clear instructions, a mix of information relevant to the historic journey of the castle and...More

Thank BamBam43
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This old castle is located just outside Eastbourne on the road to Hastings. Old and derelict and full of history and very insightful. It is clearly seen from the main road and worth a short detour. A very educational place to go.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant morning spent learning all about castles, and the role William the Conqueror had in their building and development. Very helpful staff, good audio handset.

Thank eric r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought it was expensive for what was there, the moat was nice. There was a dungeon and gift shop.

Thank hawkins186361
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting site. Warm welcome and good information from custodian. Well signed information and easy access to towers.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Far more history to this site than you'd think. Firstly Roman, then Norman and very critical for that, and then lastly used in the second world war! William the conqueror used this as a first base after arriving from Normandy. Still the outer curtain wall...More

Thank SnufflesBerkshire
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time and we all learnt a lot about castles and some of our English history. We also took kites with us and had a great time flying them outside the castle. There is a tea room and pubs just outside. Lovely...More

Thank Amy C
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3 April 2018|
Response from Fabiano V | Reviewed this property |
Yes it have public toilet 10 yards from the pub and pay display car park with gate on the grass next the pub and the toilet.