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“Absolutely agree. The loveliest castle in the world” 5 of 5 stars
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Leeds Castle
Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
01622 765400
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Maidstone
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Cultural
Activities: Getting married
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Absolutely agree. The loveliest castle in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

The castle is not like other castles because when you walk around it feels very intimate, cosy and it feels that somebody lives in it. The grounds are very well mainted with easy access for the wheelchair or baby prums. The facilities are very good with very reasonable prices for drinks or food. The whole place is absolutely stunning. The Maze is must do, it's fun but not easy. I fell in love with Leeds castle and I am definitely going to visit it again especially as I live 3 miles down the road. Next time will be on Mother's Day when we booked afternoon tea. I am sure it will be as special as today

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“A Delightful Day Out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

A fantastic day out, in iconic English setting. The views of he castle as you walk through the gardens never fail to impress. Don't forget to purchase some food from the gift shop to feed the swans and duck as you walk through the garden. If walking both ways is too much, get the train back, it a fun way to travel.

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“A weekend of our dreams”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Hired the castle and had a number of guests stay in the castle and across the moat in super accommodation.The food served was excellent, the history really impressed our American guests
and Dinner in the great hall blew their minds!
Photo graphs of them siting on the " throne " in their ensuite still come out long after the event!
Buy some of their local white wine- it is excellent and has now travelled the world -all of our friends loved it!

Visited March 2012
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“A Great Day Out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Have visited the Castle and grounds on many occasions. Expensive entry fees but if you live reasonable near your ticket becomes good value as it is valid for a year. There are many different facets to the grounds with something for everyone. It is quite a long walk to the castle from the car park although an extremely pleasant one. There is transport available for those with difficulties. Very well worth a visit at any time of the year.

Visited November 2012
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“good castles”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

liked this castle and the tudors. really nice day out lots to do and see. good food and drink in local pubs/inns.

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