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Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Discover almost 900 years of history and explore 500 acres of beautiful parkland and gardens at Leeds Castle in Kent.

Our Review

Leeds Castle, is, well, a long way from Leeds!

We visited Leeds Castle as part of our Treasure Hunt Challenge for the Camping and Caravanning Club.

The castle is the classic fairy tale castle, surrounded by a massive moat.

 Leeds castle is surrounded by a massive moat.

Leeds castle is surrounded by a massive moat.


The moat is home to a number of different types of ducks, geese, and swans, including lots of black swans.

Black swan at Leeds Castle in Kent

Leeds Castle moat is home to many different birds, including a great many black swans.

  Inside the castle, there are classic medieval looking rooms as well as more modern looking rooms, which make it easy to forget that you are in an old stone castle in the middle of a lake.

Inside Leeds Castle

This room feels like you are in an old castle...

A bedroom inside Leeds Castle

...yet this room, despite the big old 4-poster bed, looks a lot more modern.

Here are some more pictures we took on our visit to Leeds Castle.

This is what your living might look like if you lived in a castle.

A bird of prey

Even this summer house looks old and interesting.

Our young photographer. Yes, some of the pictures are his.

A view of the keep from within the castle.

A boat for travelling around the moat.

The bridge that crosses the moat to the castle

More of Leeds Castle reflecting in the moat.

A medieval tent and campfire

You can see the two parts of the castle connected by a bridge.

Watching the birds in the moat

Leeds castle reflecting in the moat

A medieval festival was on when we visited

The cascade

Visiting Leeds Castle

There are lots of lakes at Leeds Castle


 Parking Toilets Baby Changing Pushchair Friendly Accessible Cafe Play Park Picnic Area

Facilities Details

Due to space restrictions, pushchairs cannot be permitted inside the Castle but a buggy park is provided. A free loan of baby slings is available inside the Castle, please ask the steward near the buggy park for further information. Leeds Castle does not allow wheel-based toys, scooters and bikes into the grounds. However, controlled ‘Smart Trikes’ for toddlers are still welcome.

Accessibility Info

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Leeds Castle is open all year. The grounds open at 10 am and the castle at 10:30 am. The last admission depends on the time of year: colder months it is 3 pm and warmer & lighter months it is 4:30 pm.

View prices on their website

On The Map


Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle, Maidstone
ME17 1RG

Longitude: 0.630465
Latitude: 51.24899

How to get in touch

 Visit their Website

 Call on 01622 765400

 Email [email protected]

 Visit their Facebook Page

 Send a message to them on Twitter

 We visited for free to conduct this review.