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Leeds Castle

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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
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+44 1622 765400
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"beautiful grounds"
in 180 reviews
"lady baillie"
in 59 reviews
"fairfax restaurant"
in 59 reviews
"black swans"
in 103 reviews
"falconry display"
in 131 reviews
"dog collar museum"
in 38 reviews
"birds of prey"
in 123 reviews
"annual ticket"
in 79 reviews
"costa coffee"
in 48 reviews
"car park"
in 163 reviews
"stately home"
in 38 reviews
"ticket price"
in 44 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 94 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 38 reviews
"play area"
in 97 reviews
"land train"
in 83 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 39 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The castle is wonderful, but the grounds are absolutely amazing. You could spend most of the day here looking around. Many exhibits, just lovely.

Thank Sandi W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'll start with the positive - the castle is special & great - the gardeners do a decent job Now here is why I regret going - the price is too high for what you get .. there are a lot of places 10times better...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The gardens and wildlife with the birds of prey displays are worth the visit price is a bit steep but they are year tickets

Thank deejar69
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit Leeds Castle having completed trips to nearby NT, HHA and EH attractions during our holidays here in Kent. Leeds Castle belongs to the HHA but does not offer free or discounted access to members. For £50 for the two of us...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've spent almost a year and a half in life traveling repeatedly throughout The UK. The last three trips we had both great primary membership passes which includes entry to numerous castles throughout the country. Thus when it came to purchasing separate fairly pricy tickets...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely property. Quite large so wear your walking shoes-ones you won’t mind getting messy. Takes quite a lot of attention to miss all the geese and swan droppings. So many ponds attract a lot of waterfowl. The castle is ver well maintained...More

Thank travelgirl201077
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love to walk and there was lots to explore, we lost each other in the maze 😂 and saw all the beautiful birds (owls, falcons, hawks to name a few). Great for kids and picnics, staff friendly! And steeped in history. Perfect!

Thank emmaquansah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have an annual pass and have visited a couple of times with the family (2 boys, aged 7 and 9). We went to the car show today, wow! There was something for everyone... the parade was good, but the stunt show was really something...More

Thank debbiecunninghamdc48
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been promising myself a trip to Leeds Castle for years, and at last made the trip. Unfortunately there was a car show on which inevitably increased the amount of visitors. But determined to see the castle and grounds we soldiered on. First stop...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome castle and grounds, would definitely recommend a visit, but it’s let down by rude arrogant staff. The staff member in the below photo had appalling manners!

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colinmaggs56
26 March 2018|
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Response from Lynne L | Reviewed this property |
No. you can not fish in the lake.
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Eve R
13 February 2018|
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Response from Fiona A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, definitely not at the station. Maybe there are lockers in the entrance to the castle, probably best to ask them as i have not noticed, sorry.
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Karen C
7 December 2017|
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Response from patg51 | Reviewed this property |
They do a great afternoon tea in the mecure hotel (Great Danes) Its only a short walk from Leeds Castle
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