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Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
+44 1622 765400
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Considered one of the most romantic castles in England, this historic site was originally the stately home of the Saxon royal family during the reign of Ethelbert IV in 856-860.
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Leeds Castle Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
+44 1622 765400
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Reviewed yesterday

Thanks to Sisley garden tours who included this amazing meal on their English Garden tour.Leed's castle is the loveliest castle in the world... set in a lake surrounded by 500 acres of parkland and gardens.The banqueting Hall itself is where Henry VIII dined.Our tables were...More

Thank ajax57
Reviewed yesterday

I've lost count of the amount of times I've visited this beautiful castle and its extensive grounds. There's always something to see or do here, and it never fails to amaze me. The tickets for entry are a bit pricey, but your ticket lasts for...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a lovely sunny day when we visited here so we made the most of the lovely grounds surrounding the actual castle. I have to say i thought it was a bit expensive to get in but if you live near enough you get...More

Thank joandclo
Reviewed yesterday

An expensive day out. The year-long ticket makes sense for local families, but not for the one-off visitor. Online costs are lower, but there are added ones once there - like the tours and the 5-minute ferry across the lake. The management also needs to...More

Thank Tessa C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The sceneries are magnificent and breath taking, can easily spent more than half day here The castle tour is informative and there's a lot of great souvenir in the castle gift shop Buy a coffee and snacks then lay down on the greenfield, it's gonna...More

Thank LittleBlack-HK
Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely visit although slightly expensive considering it cost the same as Hampton Court Palace and yet had so much less to see. Its true our ticket covers us to go back for a year but we aren't likely to. The toilets were a bit smelly...More

1  Thank lindsay l
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visit Leeds Castle every year and during most seasons. It never disappoints whatever the weather. However, we visited today and noticed a wooden type picket fence had been placed around the edge of the castle garden where it meets the moat. It has totally...More

2  Thank MarionW986
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots to see in a beautifully maintained landscape. The castle self was fascinating, as well as being drop-dead gorgeous. The formal gardens were lovely and the parkland just stunning. I don't think we've ever seen so many chicks of a great variety of birds in...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited for the jousting event that added character and atmosphere to the background of the castle, which is great in itself. You need at least 3 hours to make the visit worthwhile if you have not been there before.

1  Thank Keith0646
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located close to the M20, access is easy with ample on site free parking. There is a lot of walking involved although a road train operates from near the entrance to the castle for a charge. The grounds are superbly maintained and the water features...More

Thank AlanD675
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are there any options for international traver to just get a one day pass? It seem so silly that they only offer a year's entry!
21 June 2017|
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Response from joandclo | Reviewed this property |
i dont think you can because we weren't offered any other option. we live in uk but wont be gping back to visit again.
If staying at Leeds Castle (Maiden's Tower or Glamping), would one have access to the castle and grounds on both the day of arrival and departure and during what hours? Thank you.
10 June 2017|
Response from Willow71a | Reviewed this property |
Not completely sure. Website says that it includes access to house and grounds for entire stay. Since you arrive on one day and don't check out until the next it would be safe to assume that you would get two days access... More