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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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Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided...
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Leeds Castle Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
+44 1622 765400
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Reviewed yesterday

Wondrfull venue, magnificent views, food first class and service excellent. included castle tour the next day.

Thank John D T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the beautiful, historic Leeds castle but was shocked when we came to buy the tickets. Price shown on a tiny leaflet stuck to the ticket office window. £24 per person. went with visitors and it was embarrassing. Staff said that we could use the...More

Thank sjascanlon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Today was our 3rd trip to the castle. The annual pass is an absolute bargain, and the Christmas fair was great. The castle, children's play park and the maze are fantastic. The restaurant today was so busy, but I would like to thank the staff...More

Thank Jackie W
Shane G, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to Leeds Castle. It is a special place any time of the year, but at Christmas there is that little something extra. I am pleased that you are going to make use of your tickets. As...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Always love our visits to this beautiful castle, full of fun and lots of interesting history. Great to meet my mummy friends, have a walk and grab a costa! A lot of comments moaning about the price but its definitely worth the price if you...More

Thank Katielucas89
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful place... do the maze and enjoy the bird show! It is the best place to relax so enjoy with a book, picnic blanket and coffee. View the castle and the history behind it as well as admire the beautiful tour on gondola!

Thank Hannah K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a perfect setting for a murder mystery evening, all the more on an icy cold night. However the real victim was the food. At near enough £100 per head this was shockingly poor. Even McDonald's would out do it for quality. The starter was...More

Thank Alan K
LeedsCastleKent, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Alan K, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are extremely sorry our food fell short of your expectations and it has to be said, of our usual standards too. We do take immense pride in serving quality dishes synonymous...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a visit here. Your entrance pass is valid for 12 months so we’ll worth it. You can visit as often as you like within that period. Gardens are super with lots of different flowers and bushes. Wildlife in abundance. The castle itself, well...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Never get tired of visiting this place. Set in beautiful grounds and perched in the middle of a lake the castle is fabulous both inside and out. For a one off visit it’s quite expensive ... nearly £25 a ticket ... but you can reuse...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit. The grounds surrounding Castle are beautiful, lots to explore. I am semi invalid, there are many wheelchairs to use if needed to explore grounds and Castle and can be booked in advance. The Castle is lovely with a full history explained...More

Thank tobynbella
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place to visit around Maidstone! Family friendly. You can spend all day especially lovely sunny day. Good restorant.

Thank tbenov
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Karen C
8 December 2017|
Response from SheffieldLass33 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, gift vouchers can be bought online, but they don't seem to have proper afternoon tea, just a cream tea in the main restaurant ie scones and clotted cream. Apparently afternoon tea was discontinued Sept 2017. What a... More
12 October 2017|
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Response from ChrisMcG170 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Not something we had booked.
Rosemary B
30 September 2017|
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Response from mel b | Reviewed this property |
Sory to reply so late but no animals due to an abundance of wildfowl and also children