Bodiam Castle – Located in East Sussex, England. Bodiam Castle was built in 14th Century by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge. A moat is a deep, broad ditch, naturally filled with water that surrounds a castle, building or town. This magical castle is one of Britain’s most romantic and attractive, set in the heart of 1066 country. With spiral stairways, walls and a gate, is the amazing thing. It has the impressive gatehouse made up of original wooden portcullis, a very rare example of its kind. Sufficient of the interior ruins survive to give an impression of castle life.