Herstmonceux Village Hall
Herstmonceux Observatory - Science Centre
Chapel Row triangle - photo credit Steve Slade
Herstmonceux Village Hall - WW1 Centenery Commemoration
Herstmonceux Village Entrance, Hailsham Road - photo credit Steve Slade
Herstmonceux Castle - Photo credit Steve Slade
Photo credit Steve Slade
Cattle at dusk
Dig for Victory exhibit 2018
Cowbeech Village - conservation area
Herstmonceux Village Sign - Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee
The Parish of Herstmonceux is located in the south-eastern area of Wealden District within East Sussex. It is situated around the main A271 road which runs between Ninfield and Bexhill in the east and some 4 miles east of Hailsham in the west. Predominantly rural in nature, the parish contains the settlements of Herstmonceux, Cowbeech and Windmill Hill. There are a wide range of services and facilities which serve the local community.
The Parish enjoys a strong farming community; a world-famous castle and Bader International Study Centre; a self-funded, self-sustaining, modern Village Hall; a Village Information Centre; an award winning Integrative Health Surgery and vibrant community spirit with many voluntary organisations that reach out to all members of the Parish, including the most vulnerable.
Herstmonceux Parish Council provides your local services. The Parish Council has a strong relationship with its community partners and continues to seek ways to improve Council's accessibility for residents to participate in decision making.
We strive to make Herstmonceux a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.
Notice of Conclusion of Audit, AGAR s1, 2 & 3
Notice of Conclusion of Audit 2021 (PDF, 79 Kb)
Publication of this notice and AGAR S1,2 &3 for Herstmonceux Parish Council for the year ending 31 March 2021 (Accounts and Audits Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) as amended by the Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/404)
2020 - 21 AGAR Audited - S 1&2 (PDF, 1.2 Mb)
Publication of this AGAR S1 &2 for Herstmonceux Parish Council for the year ending 31 March 2021 (Accounts and Audits Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) as amended by the Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/404)
2020 - 21 AGAR Audited - S3 (PDF, 157 Kb)
Publication of this notice and AGAR 3 for Herstmonceux Parish Council for the year ending 31 March 2021 (Accounts and Audits Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234) as amended by the Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/404)
Planning Officer's report and approval notice with detail of the planning permissions given for the Horseshoe site, including detail of the new public house
Posted: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:59 by Clare Harrison
West End, Herstmonceux - Drainage & Carriageway Repairs
Monday 12th July 2021 for 8 weeks. Full details can be found on the East Sussex portal:
Posted: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 12:23 by Clare Harrison
Family Support Fund - to support our local families who have been financially compromised by COVID, lockdown and furlough
Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 19:39 by Clare Harrison
The link for agenda and all papers for Wealden District Council Planning Committee South can be found here.
Herstmonceux Parish Neighbourhood Plan
Herstmonceux Parish are very proud of their Neighbourhood Plan. The Plan sets out the business plan aims and objectives for improvements to community services and facilities and sustainable development for the period of 2017 - 2027.
Background information, policy detail and all documents of the Herstmonceux Neighbourhood Plan can be found here.