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Bodium Castle - Photo © Liz Williams
Bodium Castle - Photo: Liz Williams CCL

This East Sussex village lies on the banks of the River Rother and is the setting for one of the country’s most romantic castles, Bodiam, set in the middle of a lake-like moat.

It was erected in the 14th century by Sir Edward Dalyngruge to thwart a potential French invasion during the Hundred Years War.

It was restored by Lord Curzon and handed over to the National Trust in 1925.