Visitors never forget their first breathtaking vision of Leeds Castle in Kent, rising majestically from the moat as it has done for 900 years.
With 500 acres of beautiful parkland and formal gardens, daily activities, free flying falconry displays, spectacular events, special tours and year round attractions, Leeds Castle is one of the best days out in Kent, you will want to come back time and again!
The Golden Joust - 23rd - 25th May 2020
Join young King Henry VIII at the Joust and, just as at The Field of Cloth of Gold, cheer on your team when England takes on France in a true competition demonstrating the finest skills of agility, foot combat and horsemanship. Watch archery and firepower displays throughout your visit, with Tudor music and living history encampments to discover.
Garden & Wildlife Week - 8th - 14th June 2020
Join in with a week of tours, talks and activities all themed to Leeds Castle’s abundance of wildlife and beautiful gardens. Leeds Castle has three gardens:
The Princess Alexandra Gardens
Situated alongside the River Len is a particularly lovely way to approach the Castle.
The Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden Terraces
Designed by the landscape architect, Christopher Carter, on the site of Lady Baillie’s original aviary the garden is a favourite destination for visitors to the Castle.
The Culpeper Garden
Named after the family who owned Leeds Castle in the 17th century, the Culpeper Garden was originally the site of the Castle’s kitchen garden.
Festival of Flowers - 12th - 16th September 2020
The incredible Festival of Flowers is being themed ‘Memories’ in 2020.
Your group will experience the castle rooms decorated by an impressive line-up of international award-winning floral designers. They will also discover a programme of floral demonstrations, specialist talks and daily garden tours, plus a variety of stalls on the Pavilion Lawn where beautiful flowers and garden accessories can be purchased.