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Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL

Nestled amongst 500-acres of rolling Kentish parkland, stands the striking Leeds Castle.

With a riveting history serving six of England’s medieval queens, to its elaborate transformation into an elegant 20th century retreat by Anglo-American heiress, Lady Baillie, Leeds Castle’s rich heritage has secured its place as one of the most visited historic attractions in Britain.

Taking a step outdoors, visitors will discover the seasonal grounds and manicured gardens, admire the local wildlife, meet the majestic Birds of Prey, and enjoy attractions designed for all ages..

..including a spiralling yew maze, adventure golf and thrilling children's playgrounds!

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Opening Times

Spring/Summer

Open Daily

10.00 - 18.00

Autumn/Winter

Open Daily

10.00 - 17.00

Prices

Explorer Ticket

Onsite: Adult (16+)

£35.00

Online: Adult (16+)

£30.00

Onsite: Child

£25.00

Online: Child

£20.00

Under 3's

FREE

Ultimate Explorer Ticket

Onsite: Adult (16+)

£45.00

Online: Adult (16+)

£40.00

Onsite: Child

£32.50

Online: Child

£30.00

Under 3's

FREE

Facilities

Baby Changing

Café

Car Parking

Disabled Access

Picnic Site

Toilets

Events

13th Jul

The Leeds Castle Concert

Join us for the highlight of the summer season, the Leeds Castle Concert on Saturday 13th July 2024.

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13th Jul

Leeds Castle Concert VIP Dining Package

Be our VIP guest at this year’s Leeds Castle Concert. Spend the day enthralled by world-class music, captivated by famous performers, and ‘oooh’ and ‘ahhh’ as fireworks fly overhead, all whilst sipping on Champagne, savouring delicious food and partying in style!

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10th - 11th Aug

Motors By The Moat at Leeds Castle

Back by demand, the immensely popular classic cars show, Motors by the Moat returns to Leeds Castle this summer.

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Other things to do nearby

Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation

A ‘hidden gem’ in area of outstanding beauty, Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation is a unique and diverse Centre with Birds of Prey, Alpaca, Farm Animals, Meerkats, Huskies and more!

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18th Aug 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer Proms at Fort Amherst – The Spittin’ Feathers

Join us for a free afternoon of live music in our beautiful amphitheatre.

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4th Aug 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer Proms at Fort Amherst – The Cockney Knights

Join us for a free afternoon of live music in our beautiful amphitheatre.

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11th Aug 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer Proms at Fort Amherst – 5 in the Bar

Join us for a free afternoon of live music in our beautiful amphitheatre.

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28th Jul 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer Proms at Fort Amherst – BAE Systems Brass Band

Join us for a free afternoon of live music in our beautiful amphitheatre.

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21st Jul 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Summer Proms at Fort Amherst – Kent Youth Jazz Orchestra

Join us for a free afternoon of live music in our beautiful amphitheatre.

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13th Jul, 10:00am - 14th Jul, 4:00pm

World War 1 Re-enactment Weekend at Fort Amherst

The Great War Society brings you a whole weekend of WW1 displays and exhibitions.

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