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Leeds Castle

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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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Leeds Castle Penfold Hill | Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL, England
+44 1622 765400
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great day. The grounds and castle is spectacular. Staff were all very helpful, knowledgeable about the castle, and keen to share everything they know. Make sure you walk around the mount, you get a great perceptive!

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here on friends recommendations and wasn't disappointed, fabulous day, great food but shame about the weather but hey ho x

Thank gaclarke143
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good day....staff were informative and helpful. Also went to the castle and walked around the grounds. Really lovely day..

Thank BackPacker800985
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just stayed for 2 nights at Leeds castle. Wonderful place. Staff all very helpful and knowledgable. The grounds are beautiful and the rooms very comfortable. We went around the castle twice during our stay and enjoyed exploring the gardens and paths in the grounds. Would...More

Thank 967alison
Reviewed 4 days ago

I and my family hold yearly passes, and have been Friends of Leeds Castle in the past, so have visited for the best part of 3 decades. Every now and then an over zealous member of staff ruins our day. Today was one of those...More

Thank Keith J
ShaneG1289, Manager at Leeds Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review, which has also been emailed to our Feedback address this morning. I will reply to both with the same response. Firstly, we do not condone any actions from our staff that are not polite, professional or helpful to visitors. We...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the first time my husband and I attempted going on a Segway it was a little daunting but exciting. After your initial training and once you get out onto the main pathways and fields you quick get used to the controls. I have...More

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Leeds Castle is a wonderful day out, with so much to do and see. The castle is wonderful to explore and the maze is a must, even when you do get lost it in for 5 minutes! If you buy a gold pass you can...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful day out, a little expensive but worth it as a one off, lots to see, the down side was we could not take the dog.

Thank Vivan A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Love Leeds castle it’s a lovely beautiful place at any time of year Has a lovely playground too for kids plus an amazing maze with a special treat once you get to the middle A great birds of prey show and the grounds are just...More

Thank srussell1983
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever I visit, I am just in awe of the beauty of the castle and setting! I love visiting throughout the different seasons, with the colour changes etc. Just slightly disappointed that our family from USA still have to pay the same price for one...More

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October 7, 2018|
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Response from Andrew-the-Herkes | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Frankly I don;t know the answers to your questions but why not email or phone ythem? They will be very helpful Andrew
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September 14, 2018|
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Response from marianbucharest | Reviewed this property |
No, the festival of flowers has been between 15th to 20th of September. We visited Leeds on 26.09