Field opposite the Castle, and upstream RH Bank to Udiam Bridge (Junction Rd)

Bodiam Bridge, TN32 5UA.

General description

Bodiam Bridge, TN32 5UA. Downstream (right hand bank, field opposite castle only) and upstream (right hand bank) through to Udiam Bridge from O.S. Ref. 783 254 to 772 243. (About 40 yards excluded; below Castle Inn garden.) Parking can difficult on roadside but up to TWO RFA Members’ cars can park free of charge in the castle by showing RFA sticker to car park attendant.

Strictly RFA Members ONLY and the water is clearly signposted with RFA signs, upstream and downstream. Sea Trout run through here.

Known Species

  • Dace
  • Pike
  • Eel

Special Conditions

RFA Members ONLY. RFA water clearly signposted.


Parking can be a problem in the middle of the day on the road but, early or late, the lay bye is usually available. Up to TWO RFA cars can park for free in the Castle car park, by courtesy of the National Trust. Anglers may be given permission to park in the Castle car park, upon arrival, see the Ticket Office staff for information.