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Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle is a 12th century castle situated about 8 kilometres from the city centre of Maidstone in Kent, England. The castle dates back to 1119 but came into prominence in 1278 when it became the primary residence of King Edward I. The castle sits upon an island that is formed by the River Len and is surrounded by abundant greenery and idyllic scenery that makes it perfect for an afternoon visit. Leeds Castle has undergone extensive remodelling and the current manifestation is largely from the 19th century, built in the Tudor Style.

  • Take a tour of the grounds of Leeds Castle and you can explore the hedge maze and walk through the former aviary that once held more bird species than any other in Maidstone.
  • Explore the interior of Leeds Castle to see the lavish dining hall, complete with 19th century furniture, as well as the library that still contains many books from the 1800’s.
  • Admire the antiquities found inside of the castle that include a doublet worn at the Battle of Maidstone in 1648 and Civil War Cuirassier armour from 1640.

Leeds Castle is centrally located between Maidstone and the village of Leeds, so it is easy to get there. Many visitors come as part of a tour, so there are usually large tour buses lined up outside the castle. This is an easy way to see the premises and will usually include a guide that can point out some of the more interesting features of Leeds Castle. You can also get there with private transportation by hiring a car in Leeds or Maidstone. This is a great way to explore the verdant countryside that surrounds this splendid castle.

Hotels near Leeds Castle

20 hotels near Leeds Castle

1 Days Inn Maidstone

2 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Days Inn Maidstone offers comfortable accommodation and great amenities. Providing all the conveniences of a home, this inn is an ideal choice for families and individuals. The hotel also offers... More

2 Tudor Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Ashford Road,Bearsted Map

Boasting impeccable service and tranquil ambience, the Marriott Tudor Park Hotel and Country Club assures immense pleasure throughout your holiday. GeneralThis hotel features 11 meeting rooms that... More

3 Hilton Maidstone

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Bearsted Road Map

Featuring an elegant decor and comfortable accommodation, this hotel welcomes you for an unforgettable holiday in Maidstone. GeneralThe hotel offers 8 well-appointed meeting rooms for organising... More

4 Chilston Park Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

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Boasting highly advanced accommodation, the Chilston Park Hotel Maidstone A Hand Picked Hotel redefines luxury service and is also is an ideal place for a pleasant as well as a relaxing stay. ... More

5 Dog & Bear

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

The Square Map

Housed in a 17th-centrury structure, Dog & Bear Hotel Lenham offers business and leisure travellers in the outskirts of Maidstone an ideal base with comfortable accommodations and inviting... More

6 Ramada Encore Chatham

3 stars
1.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Presenting cosy atmosphere, comfortable accommodation and friendly service, this property is a perfect venue for an unforgettable vacation in Chatham. GeneralThe hotel offers well-equipped... More

7 Holiday Inn MAIDSTONE - SEVENOAKS

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Whether you come to Sevenoaks for business or pleasure, this hotel offers a friendly atmosphere and makes your stay a pleasant one. GeneralThe hotel features 10 well-appointed conference rooms for... More

8 Holiday Inn ROCHESTER - CHATHAM

3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Maidstone Road Map

This property provides you all the modern facilities and conveniences that is needed for a wonderful and enjoyable vacation. GeneralThis hotel offers 8 self-contained meeting rooms, capable to... More

9 Ashford International Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Ideal for exploring the castles, gardens, seaside resorts and shopping centres as well as historic Canterbury, the Ashford International Hotel is a perfect destination for an indulgent stay. ... More

10 Larkfield Priory Hotel

3 stars
3.3 / 5 4 reviews

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Located within the heart of Kent this 1890 historic building offers the contrast of Inn style hotel setting whilst being only minutes away from the County Town of Maidstone West East Malling Royal... More