Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Positioned on an island in a lake and surrounded by magnificent English countryside, Leeds Castle is one of the finest structures of its kind.

Near to Maidstone in Kent, Leeds Castle is described by some as the most beautiful of all UK castles.

It receives hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The castle has been used many times as a location for film productions including: Queen Elizabeth: The Golden Age.

It also has exceptional gardens, a castle-shaped maze, duckery and even a secret grotto. 

Visitor information

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Penfold Hill Road
ME17 1PL

Contact details

Tel: 01622 765400

Email: enquiries@leeds-castle.co.uk


Leeds Castle is 7 miles east of Maidstone, Junction 8 of the M20 motorway just 1 hour from London, 30 minutes from the Channel Tunnel and Channel Ports. Satnav users should follow ME17 1PB.


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