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Leeds Castle

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Leeds Castle Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Leeds Castle Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
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"fairfax restaurant"
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"black swans"
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"falconry display"
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"dog collar museum"
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"costa coffee"
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"birds of prey"
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Reviewed yesterday

We happen to go to Leeds Castle on one of February's sunniest days, even though it was School Holidays there was plenty for the youngsters to do, Activities kept most parents sane that day. Screams and laughter soon faded into the countryside with the options...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best castles we’ve visited. We live in Kent, so we have been to a lot of them. This one is really well conserved and with all the furniture that makes it possible to see how they’ve lived back then. We took the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We visited on wet and dismal day and our initial view of the castle was disappointing. However, I suspect that our view was affected by the awful weather. Once we entered the castle things couldnt have been more different and we enjoyed a thoroughly amazing...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Birthday present for my husband - I went along to take photos. He got to fly 5 birds - 3 owls, a kestrel & a sparrowhawk, an incredible half-day experience. Hannah, Mark & Bradley were very friendly & knowledgeable, the weather was lovely and the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have lived locally to their lovely castle all my life and visited many times, it never fails to be a pleasant visit. Always something for the children like a trail book to complete and things to look out for. I highly reckommend visiting in spring...More

Thank Matthew S
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Shane G, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your review and for visiting Leeds Castle. In doing so, you are supporting the work of the Leeds Castle Foundation, an independent charity, which relies on visitor income to maintain the castle, estate and collections for future generations. As you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing place! Perfect location and a lot to do on the day with and without kids. We stayed over night in the stable bedrooms and had wonderful experience with a tasty breakfast.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my boys visited again today simply because they love coming here, we have definitely made use of our annual ticket for Leeds castle, plenty of space to run and explore, lots of wildlife to look out for and today we had our first...More

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Shane G, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your review and for visiting Leeds Castle. In doing so, you are supporting the work of the Leeds Castle Foundation, an independent charity, which relies on visitor income to maintain the castle, estate and collections for future generations. As you...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did the Segway tour, with a 13yr old and 14 yr old!! Great fun, really good training/instructors and great fun way to see the beautiful surroundings of Leeds Castle, would highly recommend it!More

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Shane G, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your review of Leeds Castle Segway Tours. For those of you not familiar with the Segway, be assured that it is incredibly easy to learn to ride, taking just a few minutes to master. We frequently hear people say that...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Annual pass a bonus. I went with my daughter, who's in her 20s and Wed a lovely day. The gardens are beautiful and we'd fun going round the maze. The grotto was brilliant. We both thought it was special. We bought a sandwich and a...More

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Shane G, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your review and for visiting Leeds Castle. In doing so, you are supporting the work of the Leeds Castle Foundation, an independent charity, which relies on visitor income to maintain the castle, estate and collections for future generations. As you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Breathtaking grounds and a super castle. We had an amazing day. The falconer show was interesting and fun. Can't wait to go back.

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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
8 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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thebecky111
12 October 2017|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for late response. Only sold on line so definitely worth booking early to avoid future disappointment.
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