Encircled majestically by a moat and surrounded by beautiful parkland and gardens, the castle is full of antique furnishings, paintings and tapestries. Attractions include Aviary, Maze, Dog Collar Museum, Vineyard, Knights' Realm Playground and new "World of Wings" free flying bird show.
Leeds Castle's last private owner, Lady Baillie, lovingly restored the Castle to its former glory and founded the Leeds Castle Foundation in 1974. The Foundation is a private charitable trust that works to preserve the Castle and grounds.
A "Keys to the Castle" ticket to Leeds Castle grants admission to the Castle and grounds for one year from the date of purchase with the exception of our fireworks and concerts.
The many attractions include; Knights Realm playground; Castle Craft cafe; Chidren's turf maze; Maze; Grotto; Pay and play golf course; Dog collar museum; Falconry; Bird Aviary; Special events; Gardens; Vineyard; Gift shops; Restaurant; Cafe.
* Apr-Sept: Grounds Open 10am-6pm. Last Ticket sold 4.30pm. Castle open 10.30am-5.30pm. Last entry to Castle 5pm.
Oct-Mar: Grounds Open 10am-5pm. Last Ticket sold 3.00pm. Castle open 10.30am-4.00pm. Last entry to Castle 3.30pm.
Closed 3rd July, 7th and 8t
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff*|
|Adult Annual Ticket||from £17.50 to £18.50 per ticket|
|Senior Citizen/Student Annual Ticket||from £15.00 to £16.00 per ticket|
|Children(4-15 yrs)||from £10.00 to £11.00 per ticket|
Every ticket purchased for entry to Leeds Castle is valid for unlimited use for an entire year (excluding special ticketed events) Children under four years of age are enter free of charge.
7 miles east of Maidstone, main gate off B2163 at jct 8 of M20.
4 miles from Maidstone Railway Station. Bus 13 from Maidstone (www.arriva.co.uk) or coach serve 021 from London (www.nationalexpress.co.uk)
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