Herstmonceux Parish Council

Serving the people of Herstmonceux Parish

Clerk: Clare Harrison
The Parish Office, 4 The Old
Forge, Gardner Street
Herstmonceux, East Sussex
BN27 4LG

Tel: 01323 833312

  • Herstmonceux Castle

  • Herstmonceux Observatory - Science Centre

  • Chapel Row triangle - photo credit Steve Slade

  • Herstmonceux Village Hall

  • 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

  • Fields

    Fields

  • Dig for Victory exhibit 2018

  • All Saints Herstmonceux
  • Cowbeech Village - conservation area

  • Herstmonceux Village Sign - Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee

Herstmonceux Parish

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.

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.

Latest News

Wealden Bin Collections for Christmas and New Year

Wealden Bin Collections for Christmas and New Year

A table of diarised dates for Wealden Bin Collections over the Christmas and New Year 2020 period.

Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 18:04 by Clare Harrison

Improvement Works to the Herstmonceux Recreation Ground Access Road

Please be aware that improvement works to the recreation ground access road are due to take start any time now.

Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:31 by Clare Harrison

Formal Opening of Herstmonceux Public WCs

Formal Opening of Herstmonceux Public WCs

The re-opened public toilet facility was formally re-opened by Cllr Pam Doodes (Chair of Wealden District Council and District Councillor for Herstmonceux and Pevensey Levels) on Monday 21st October 2019 at 2.00pm.

Please see our Public Toilets page for more info, including opening hours.

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 08:47 by Clare Harrison