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Leeds Castle

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Address: Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
Phone Number: 01622 765400
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Considered one of the most romantic castles in England, this historic site...

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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AMAZING !!!!

Amazing venue for a wedding , lots to do , stunning grounds, lots of security. We stayed in the castle itself as guests at a wedding , the room was amazing . The upkeep of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing venue for a wedding , lots to do , stunning grounds, lots of security. We stayed in the castle itself as guests at a wedding , the room was amazing . The upkeep of the whole castle is beautiful . Wish we could of had more time to explore . Will definitely go back !

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely day out with friends. The castle is splendid and fascinating to tour, and the grounds are lovely and well maintained, with interesting bird life. We enjoyed the falconry display, which is well worth attending. The Agincourt exhibit is pretty superficial, but would be interesting if you know little about the battle. The play area looked fun, if you have... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once again a fabulous time was had. Very well organised. Good facilities and excellent entertainment. One criticism was on leaving a couple of the power lights were out on the main route and when one has had a few drinks you need to see where you are going so take a torch just in case.

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Thank Tigerlillium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a magical visit. The gardens and castle are amazing, more Downton Abbey than swords and armour. We had a guided tour which was enchanting and informative - a real treat. ALL the staff were friendly and knowledgeable and really added to the experience. Do not hesitate to visit this amazing place.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are regular visits for the past 4 years. Yearly ticket is great value. Cheapest online. The grounds are stunning. The children love feeding the birds with birdseed you can purchase on your way in. The play park is the highlight for the children! Lots of events throughout the year with the supercar events being my husbands favourite. An enjoyable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We (two adults) spent a happy 6 hours here enjoying the Castle, its grounds and attractions. The latter consisted of the falconry centre, fiendish maze (and grotto) and short (8 mins) Agincourt experience. The main attraction is the beautifully kept castle and well kept grounds. There are refreshment facilities and the usual shop. Be prepared for quite a bit of... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent always get yearly ticket great to take the grandchildren they love it and my family who visit from Australia highly recommended you never get bored with going see new things all the time

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Thank stephanie s
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

whether you're visiting the grounds, or attending an event, Leeds Castle is absolutely beautiful. Lots to do if you have young children or just to take a stroll around the grounds. Restaurants on the grounds and gift shop too. Accessible for disabled customers too and friendly staff.

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Thank lou2022
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went here to listen to Prom in the Park recently and I could not fault the organisation. We were pleasantly surprised at how many portaloos were available too!

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Maidstone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a wonderful day out your ticket lasts for a year and includes a lot of attractions The grounds are stunning particularly spring and now ....plenty for children especially during the holidays . You can in the cafe or restaurant or take your own picnic plenty of areas to sit . The castle is lovely ...steeped in history and... More 

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