Bodiam Castle is a lovely relic from the medieval period in England. Found in the East Sussex area, this fourteenth-century structure features sturdy towers with fairy-tale crenellations, and the moat that surrounds the outer walls only adds to the picturesque appeal.

See why the medieval castle of Bodiam is not to be overlooked when visiting southern England.

Bodiam Castle,  East Sussex, England...    ...     Bodiam Castle is a 14th-century moated castle. It was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III, with the permission of Richard II, to defend the area against French invasion during the Hundred Years' War.  The castle is  a Grade I listed building. It has been owned by The National Trust since 1925, when it was donated by Lord Curzon on his death.

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Bodiam Castle, East Sussex, England, UK - a moated castle. It was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge.

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Bodiam Castle by Scott (SNICOL PHOTOS), via Flickr

Bodiam Castle is a ruined moated castle near Robertsbridge in East Sussex, England. Here you see the stairwell down to the well. Singing in this tower is excellent as the water and stone walls cause the sound to bounce and amplify

Bodiam Castle, East Sussex. © Brian Jannsen Photography

Perhaps one of Britain’s most picturesque castles, Bodiam Castle was built by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge in 1385 and is now a popular tourist attraction operated by the National Trust.

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English Castles Photo Gallery, Bodiam Castle. This Castle was owned by my husband's ancestor, Mad Jack Fuller.

Bodiam Castle medieval castle moated fortress stands above the River Rother. Can go by boat from Newenden Bridge

Bodiam Castle England. Real life faireytale.

The appearance of Bodiam Castle is exactly how many people imagine a medieval castle should look like. It has a square layout with a round tower at each corner, and a square