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    Events showing the swan symbol are included in the price of admission.
    However, some events will incur a small additional charge or a booking fee.

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        Easter Trail

    Easter Trail

    Dates: 2nd April 2015 to 19th April 2015

    Keep the children amused during the Easter school holidays with the Leeds Castle Easter Trails.
    Discover eight hidden Easter eggs as you follow a traditional trail through the Woodland Walk. In spring, the Wood Garden alongside the River Len is a particularly lovely way to approach the castle. Its carpet of Daffodils, Narcissi and Anemones presents a vibrant burst of colour. This trail costs £1 per child including a chocolate prize.
    Across the rest of the estate, past the magnificent entrance to the Castle and up towards the Maze, circus themed characters will be hidden ready to be discovered. Once you have found the circus characters, break the code to be rewarded with a chocolate prize. This trail also costs £1 per child.

        RSPB at Leeds Castle

    RSPB at Leeds Castle

    Dates: 3rd April 2015 to 19th April 2015

    The RSPB will be ‘Giving Nature a Home’ by offering fun wildlife activities including the chance to use a telescope to discover the amazing diversity of wildlife here at Leeds Castle. Experts will be on hand to answer any questions about protecting nature in your garden and further afield.
    This activity is included with the price of admission and takes place outside the Falconry Office from 10am to 4pm. 
     

        The Upstairs Tour

    The Upstairs Tour

    Dates: 21st April 2015

    Join us on a tour to find out more about the State & Battlement Bedrooms at Leeds Castle, which are not open to the public. See the rooms preferred by King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson during their stays, and more recently by Pavarotti and Cliff Richard. These truly magnificent rooms are not to be missed.

    Price £5 per person (price is in addition to entry fee). Max 20 people per tour.
    Tours start at 11.30am and must be pre-booked online. Valid entrance tickets are also required.

        Gardens Tours

    Gardens Tours

    Dates: 22nd April 2015

    Other dates: 29th April 2015

    Join one of the Leeds Castle gardeners for a walk around the gardens. Find out more about the Culpeper Cottage Garden which was initially designed by Russell Page and which grows traditional neat box hedges with colourful flowers such as Irises, holyhocks and roses. Then explore the beautiful Lady Baillie Mediterranean Terraces which feature exotic foliage plants such as palm trees and bananas.
    This tour is included with the price of admission. Meet outside the Fairfax Restaurant at 11.30am. There is no need to pre-book this activity.
     

        St George's Day at The Great British Kitchen

    St George's Day at The Great British Kitchen

    Dates: 23rd April 2015

    A traditional English night for everyone to enjoy. Alongside the daily restaurant menu, The Great British Kitchen takes on an English air for St George's Day with a nod to our great English food traditions, including a fish & chips starter, braised beef roast dinner and apple crumble to finish the evening.

    Three courses and a drink for £24.95 (normal menu also available).
     

        Woodland Walk

    Woodland Walk

    Dates: 23rd April 2015

    One of the Leeds Castle Grounds team will take you on a delightful walk around our woodlands. Find out about the history of the woodland, its development since the 1930s and how we maintain this beautiful part of the estate.

    The walk starts at 11.30am at the Main Entrance and is included with admission. Please note that the walk is weather permitting.

        History Set in Stone Tour

    History Set in Stone Tour

    Dates: 24th April 2015

     Over the last 900 years, countless alterations and modernisations have been made to the Grade I listed castle by generations of previous owners. Discover what happened in 1660 to cause half of the castle to fall into the moat and what a medieval toilet in Henry VIII’s time would have looked like!

    Meet at 11.30am at the Castle Shop. Tours are included with your admission ticket. Tour is weather permitting.

        Meet the Owls of Leeds Castle

    Meet the Owls of Leeds Castle

    Dates: 25th April 2015 to 26th April 2015

    Join the falconry team at the Bird of Prey centre to meet the Owls. Learn more about these magnificent birds, where they are from, how they hunt and find their prey and find out if the myths surrounding these animals are true.
    Meet at the Bird of Prey Centre
    4th - 6th April at 11am & 4pm
    25th & 26th April at 11.30am
    Activity included in the price of admission.

     

        The Below Stairs Tour - A Servant's Life

    The Below Stairs Tour - A Servant's Life

    Dates: 28th April 2015

    The discreet running of a large household in the 1930s took military precision. Visit restricted areas below stairs to learn how the Castle servants made this seem effortless.

    Price £5 per person (price is in addition to entry fee). Max 20 people per tour.
    Tours start at 11.30am and must be pre-booked online. A valid admission ticket is also required.

        Gardens Tours

    Gardens Tours

    Dates: 29th April 2015

    Other dates: 22nd April 2015

    Join one of the Leeds Castle gardeners for a walk around the gardens. Find out more about the Culpeper Cottage Garden which was initially designed by Russell Page and which grows traditional neat box hedges with colourful flowers such as Irises, holyhocks and roses. Then explore the beautiful Lady Baillie Mediterranean Terraces which feature exotic foliage plants such as palm trees and bananas.
    This tour is included with the price of admission. Meet outside the Fairfax Restaurant at 11.30am. There is no need to pre-book this activity.
     

        Parkland Walks

    Parkland Walks

    Dates: 30th April 2015

    The Wildlife Warden will take you on a guided walk around the magnificent Castle parkland highlighting unusual wildlife en route. See the stunning views from this normally unvisited part of the estate.

    Meet at 11.30am outside the Castle Shop. Please ensure you have suitable footwear and clothing. Not suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with walking difficulties. This walk is included with your admission ticket. 

        Hawk Walk

    Hawk Walk

    Dates: 10th May 2015

    Other dates: 23rd May 2015, 7th June 2015, 22nd June 2015

    Join the Falconry team who will take you on a walk through the Upper parkland. Learn more about these magnificent Birds of Prey whilst having the opportunity to fly hawks from glove to glove. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing.
    Tickets £20 per person. A valid admission ticket is also required. The walk is from 11am to 12pm or 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
     

        Spring Photo Walks

    Spring Photo Walks

    Dates: 15th May 2015

    A rare opportunity to improve your photography skills and capture the castle grounds and spring flowers with your own equipment with professional guidance from Robert Canis. 

    Robert will explain the various controls on your camera and discuss such things as composition, lighting, exposure and lens selection. There will be plenty of opportunities to stop and set up your shot for photographs in the grounds. The workshop is suitable for all ages and abilities.

    Morning session: 10am to 12.30pm
    Afternoon session: 2pm to 4.30pm
    Price £40 per person (includes a one-day ticket to Leeds Castle and refreshments). Max 8 people per session. Tickets must be pre-booked online.
     

        The Chelsea Fringe at Leeds Castle - 'Thinking Outside the Wheelbarrow'

    The Chelsea Fringe at Leeds Castle - 'Thinking Outside the Wheelbarrow'

    Dates: 16th May 2015 to 7th June 2015

    Leeds Castle will once again celebrate The Chelsea Fringe Festival and this year, we’re 'thinking outside the wheelbarrow'. Lookout for our creative upcycled plant displays around the grounds, inspired by the history of the Castle.

        Supercar Siege

    Supercar Siege

    Dates: 17th May 2015

    See some of the world’s finest cars up close and talk to the owners of supercars from manufacturers such as the awe-inspiring Koenigsegg and premium Italian manufacturers including Maserati, Pagani, Lamborghini and Ferrari.
    Children will have the chance to meet everyone’s favourite race car Lightening McQueen. Bumblebee from Transformers will be taking passengers out for rides, you can have your photo taken with storm troopers, look around a Merlin Mk3 Commando helicopter (subject to availability) and say hello to KITT, the hi-tech talking car from Knightrider.
    The Sporting Bears, a dedicated group of classic car and sports car enthusiasts will be offering ‘dream rides’ to visitors in return for charitable donations to raise money for the Royal Navy and Royal Marine Children's Fund.
    Entry to this event is included with your admission ticket.

        Hawk Walk

    Hawk Walk

    Dates: 23rd May 2015

    Other dates: 10th May 2015, 7th June 2015, 22nd June 2015

    Join the Falconry team who will take you on a walk through the Upper parkland. Learn more about these magnificent Birds of Prey whilst having the opportunity to fly hawks from glove to glove. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing.
    Tickets £20 per person. A valid admission ticket is also required. The walk is from 11am to 12pm or 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
     

        Spring Bank Holiday Weekend at The Great British Kitchen

    Spring Bank Holiday Weekend at The Great British Kitchen

    Dates: 23rd May 2015 to 25th May 2015

    As the days lengthen and the nights grow warmer, spring bank holiday is a perfect time to enjoy dinner at The Great British Kitchen with family and friends. If the weather is fine, start the evening on the terrace with a fruity glass of Pimm's as part of the menu, before sitting down to a choice of three beautifully balanced courses.

    Two courses and a drink for only £18.95 or three courses and a drink for £24.95.

        Knights' Challenge for Children at Half Term

    Knights' Challenge for Children at Half Term

    Dates: 26th May 2015 to 31st May 2015

    Knights' Challenge provides children’s entertainment during May Half Term. Budding knights will practise battle tactics while wannabee princesses learn courtly dancing. Small additional charges may apply. 

        Leeds Castle Triathlon Training Day

    Leeds Castle Triathlon Training Day

    Dates: 6th June 2015

    Whether you are entering your first triathlon or aiming for a personal best, the Triathlon Training Day will help get the best out of your performance with specialist training from The Tri Life.
    All adult novice triathletes (whether competing at Leeds Castle Triathlon or not) can train for FREE. 
    THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED.

        Celebration of the Ocean at the Great British Kitchen

    Celebration of the Ocean at the Great British Kitchen

    Dates: 6th June 2015 to 7th June 2015

    Small, sustainable fishermen still ply their trade along the Kent coast and at this time of year their catches are plentiful. The Great British Kitchens celebrates all kinds of seafood this weekend, producing delicious dishes with familiar and not so familiar fish varieties. 

    Two courses and a drink for only £18.95 or three courses and a drink for £24.95. 

        Hawk Walk

    Hawk Walk

    Dates: 7th June 2015

    Other dates: 10th May 2015, 23rd May 2015, 22nd June 2015

    Join the Falconry team who will take you on a walk through the Upper parkland. Learn more about these magnificent Birds of Prey whilst having the opportunity to fly hawks from glove to glove. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing.
    Tickets £20 per person. A valid admission ticket is also required. The walk is from 11am to 12pm or 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
     

        Photo Editing Course

    Photo Editing Course

    Dates: 8th June 2015

    A full day course with professional photographer Robert Canis. Learn how to use Adobe Lightroom to create great images, manage your photographs and showcase them with impact. Over the course of four and a half hours, you will also have the opportunity to take photos in the beautiful grounds and gardens. This course is suitable for all ages and abilities.
    Price £65 per person (includes a one-day ticket to Leeds Castle and refreshments). Max 8 people per session. Tickets must be pre-booked online. Please bring with you a laptop with Adobe Lightroom installed.
     

        Triathlon Run Recce

    Triathlon Run Recce

    Dates: 17th June 2015

    Other dates: 24th June 2015

    Join us at Leeds Castle to practice the 5k run route of the Leeds Castle Triathlon. This is an ideal opportunity for registered competitiors to experience running through the grounds of the Castle.

    Meet at the Main Entrance at 7pm. Free for all Triathlon competitors, pre-booking not required.

        Pink Ribbonwalk in aid of Breast Cancer Care

    Pink Ribbonwalk in aid of Breast Cancer Care

    Dates: 20th June 2015

    Sign up with friends and have fun while fundraising with the Pink Ribbon Walk at Leeds Castle in aid of Breast Cancer Care. Choose from either a 5, 10 or 20 mile walk in the beautiful parkland.

    Find out more and register here breastcancercare.org.uk

        Father's Weekend at the Great British Kitchen

    Father's Weekend at the Great British Kitchen

    Dates: 20th June 2015 to 21st June 2015

    Not just for the day, but for the whole weekend we celebrate fathers with a hearty 'Menu for Dads'. Treat your Father to a special evening including a very welcome 'welcome pint', followed by a wide choice of filling and delicious dishes.

    Two courses and a drink for only £18.95 or three courses and a drink for £24.95.

        Go Wild Father's Day Weekend

    Go Wild Father's Day Weekend

    Dates: 20th June 2015 to 21st June 2015

    Bring your dad for a great day out at Leeds Castle for Father’s Day weekend. Enjoy woodland crafts and a creepy crawly show. Included with your admission ticket.

        Hawk Walk

    Hawk Walk

    Dates: 22nd June 2015

    Other dates: 10th May 2015, 23rd May 2015, 7th June 2015

    Join the Falconry team who will take you on a walk through the Upper parkland. Learn more about these magnificent Birds of Prey whilst having the opportunity to fly hawks from glove to glove. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing.
    Tickets £20 per person. A valid admission ticket is also required. The walk is from 11am to 12pm or 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
     

        Triathlon Run Recce

    Triathlon Run Recce

    Dates: 24th June 2015

    Other dates: 17th June 2015

    Join us at Leeds Castle to practice the 5k run route of the Leeds Castle Triathlon. This is an ideal opportunity for registered competitiors to experience running through the grounds of the Castle.

    Meet at the Main Entrance at 7pm. Free for all Triathlon competitors, pre-booking not required.

        Leeds Castle Triathlon

    Leeds Castle Triathlon

    Dates: 27th June 2015 to 28th June 2015

    Swim… Bike… Run… the most exhilarating way to see “The Loveliest Castle in the World”.
    The great sport of Triathlon returns to Kent’s 900 year old Castle. Complete an open water swim in the moat, road cycle and cross country run around the estate. In association with Ocean Lake Triathlon and Triathlon England.

    27th June – Sprint Tri (750m/26k/5k) & Junior Aquathlon
    28th June – Standard Tri (1500m/40k/10k)
    All triathletes must register before 14th June to take part.

        Leeds Castle Open Air Classical Concert VIP Package

    Leeds Castle Open Air Classical Concert VIP Package

    Dates: 11th July 2015

    Celebrate the best of British in VIP style at the Leeds Castle Open Air Classical Concert with wonderful music from the world famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by John Rigby.
    After checking into your magnificent Castle bedroom, enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the Henry VIII Banqueting Hall before a Champagne toast on the Castle Island Sundial Terrace as the cannons fire to officially open the concert. Watch the live entertainment from the comfort of your VIP marquee and enjoy a delicious menu from the mouth-watering chefs’ tables.
    The concert finale is a dramatic fireworks display choreographed to classical music followed by late night drinks and nibbles in the Castle. For residential guests a full English breakfast is served the following morning.

    Dinner & Concert (per person excluding accommodation): £235
    Accommodation (must be booked with dinner): State Bedrooms £325; Battlement Bedrooms £275; Stable Courtyard Bedrooms £200

        Leeds Castle Open Air Classical Concert

    Leeds Castle Open Air Classical Concert

    Dates: 11th July 2015

    The Leeds Castle Open Air Classical Concert will feature the world famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Rigby. Now in its 37th year the concert is a highlight of the summer season.
    Last year, the crowd of 11,000 sang along to the traditional and uplifting music, waving flags as they enjoyed their picnics in the vast natural amphitheatre at Leeds Castle and an emotional finale of stunning fireworks and booming field guns as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra played the famous 1812 Overture.

    Tickets:
    Picnic Style £37; Seated £47 (prices valid until 30th April)
    Picnic Style £39; Seated £49 (prices valid from 1st May)

        Open Air Cinema: 'Back to the Future'

    Open Air Cinema: 'Back to the Future'

    Dates: 30th July 2015

    Go back to the 50s with Marty McFly and Doc Brown and look out for the real life DeLorean as you watch 80s classic time travelling film Back to the Future at Leeds Castle. Bring along your popcorn and soda for a picnic under the stars and check out the licensed bar and food stalls for what is guaranteed to be a popular open air cinema evening.

    Tickets: Adult £15; Children (3-15yrs) £12; Disabled + Carer £7.50
    Tickets must be purchased online.

     

        Open Air Cinema: 'Grease'

    Open Air Cinema: 'Grease'

    Dates: 31st July 2015

    Grab your 50s outfits and hair gel and watch Sandy and Danny sing classics such as Summer Lovin’ and You’re the one that I want for an open air cinema screening of Grease against the beautiful backdrop of the 900 year old Castle. Relax with a picnic and blanket or hang out at the licensed bar for what is guaranteed to be a popular event.  

    Tickets: Adult £15; Children (3-15yrs) £12; Disabled + Carer £7.50
    Tickets must be purchased online.

        Open Air Children's Theatre: 'Robin Hood'

    Open Air Children's Theatre: 'Robin Hood'

    Dates: 7th August 2015

    Come and have a joyful, fun-filled family picnic, while you watch this hilarious musical show aimed at children aged 3 to 12. Boys and girls are invited to dress in their best Sherwood fashion on the day.  
    Tickets: Adult £14; Children (3-12yrs) £12; Concessions £12; Under 3yrs FREE
    All tickets must be pre-booked. Under 3yrs places must be reserved.
    Tickets can be purchased online or via the Box Office on 01622 880008.

        Leeds Castle Food Festival

    Leeds Castle Food Festival

    Dates: 11th September 2015 to 13th September 2015

    Discover fantastic food and drink at this festival designed for passionate foodies. Experience food and drink from quality local producers, enjoy tastings, food and drink theatre and workshops. 
    Entry to this event is included with your admission ticket.

        The Demelza Run

    The Demelza Run

    Dates: 20th September 2015

    This year marks the 11th anniversary of this fundraising event for Demelza Hospice Care for Children. Returning to the Castle, where the very first Demelza Run was held, participants of all ages are welcome. Suitable for novice runners taking on their first 5k to experienced runners who are looking for a more challenging 10k.
    Entry: £15 for adults; £5 for children; £35 for a family of four (2 adults & 2 children).
    For more information or any queries please contact: sarah.marsh@demelza.org.uk

        Festival of Flowers

    Festival of Flowers

    Dates: 22nd September 2015 to 27th September 2015

    Leeds Castle will once again be transformed for a Festival of Flowers by award winning floral designers and budding florists under the guidance of the Castle Florist Louise Roots. This continues the long tradition of decorating Leeds Castle through floral creations as was the ‘Castle Way’ under the ownership of the Castle’s last private owner, Anglo-American heiress Lady Baillie.
    Entry to this event is included in your entrance ticket to Leeds Castle. 

        Alzheimer's Memory Walk

    Alzheimer's Memory Walk

    Dates: 26th September 2015

    Join the Alzheimer's Society at the Memory Walk taking place in the grounds of the stunning castle. The walks will meander around the beautiful parkland with plenty of opportunity to soak up the views. 

        Festival of Flowers Dinner

    Festival of Flowers Dinner

    Dates: 26th September 2015

    The Festival of Flowers Dine and Sleep event recreates the floral grandeur of Lady Baillie’s infamous house parties.
    Learn the Castle’s floristry techniques as you create your own hand tied bouquet and table arrangement in the Maiden’s Tower while accompanying guests take part in a falconry experience. Afterwards relax with a traditional afternoon tea served in the Dining Room.
    Enjoy an evening Pimms reception and tour of the floral designs before an indulgent three-course dinner in the Henry VIII Banqueting Hall featuring flowers from the Castle gardens.
    Relax in the opulent Drawing Rooms over coffee and chocolates before retiring at midnight to your luxurious Castle bedroom. A full English breakfast is served the following morning in the Dining Room.
    Dinner (per person excluding accommodation): £149
    Accommodation (must be booked with dinner): State Bedrooms £295; Battlement Bedrooms £245

     

        Witches and Wizard Academy at Half Term

    Witches and Wizard Academy at Half Term

    Dates: 24th October 2015 to 31st October 2015

    Children will be spellbound at the Witches and Wizard Academy during October Half Term. A children’s trail will take place throughout the grounds with a chocolate prize at the end. A fancy dress competition takes place daily, while spellbinding stories will entertain younger children.
    Entry to this event is included with your entrance ticket (a small additional charge will apply for the trail). 

        Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular

    Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular

    Dates: 7th November 2015 to 8th November 2015

    For two consecutive nights, the most incredible display of pyrotechnics will light up the sky over Leeds Castle, synchronised with moving images and glorious music. The event includes afternoon entertainment, hot food and drinks stalls and fireworks.
    Tickets: Adult £19; Children (4-15yrs) £12.50; Under 4yrs FREE
    All tickets must be pre-booked. Under 4yrs places must be reserved.
    Tickets can be purchased online or via the Box Office on 01622 880008.

        Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular Dinner

    Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular Dinner

    Dates: 7th November 2015

    A weekend of first class hospitality and entertainment is guaranteed at the Fireworks Spectacular 2015.
    Take a fascinating ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the firework set up before enjoying a traditional afternoon tea.
    Live entertainers bring this event to life before the action begins; a breath taking fireworks display choreographed to moving images and glorious music set against the beautiful backdrop of the 900 year old Castle.
    After the grand finale, the warmth of the Castle beckons where roaring log fires and Winter Pimms await you. Dinner is a delicious three-course seasonal menu served in the Henry VIII Banqueting Hall followed by coffee the opulent 1930s Drawing Rooms. Residential guests enjoy a full English breakfast the following morning.
    Event price per couple (including Accommodation): Maiden's Tower Bedrooms £495; Castle State Bedrooms £495; Castle Battlement Bedrooms £465; Stable Courtyard Bedrooms £420
     

        Christmas Party in the Fairfax Hall

    Christmas Party in the Fairfax Hall

    Dates: 5th December 2015

    Other dates: 11th December 2015, 18th December 2015

    Celebrate the festive season in style against the beautiful backdrop of Leeds Castle. The 17th Century oak beamed Fairfax Hall provides a festive feast for the eyes with traditional Christmas decorations and spectacular views across the moat to the Castle.
    Start the evening with a sparkling cranberry cocktail served in the Terrace Room prior to a delicious three-course dinner followed by tea, coffee and mince pies. Dance the night away with a disco and stay refreshed throughout the evening with a cash bar.
    Evening guests depart at midnight while residential guests retire to the Stable Courtyard Bedrooms just a short stroll away. Overnight guests have the choice of a full English or Continental breakfast the following morning in the Fairfax Hall.
    Dinner (per person excluding accommodation): £55
    Stable Courtyard Bedroom (must be booked with dinner): £140
    A 50% deposit is required upon booking. Full payment is due 30 days before.
    5th & 11th December - SOLD OUT
    18th December - Places available

        Christmas at Leeds Castle

    Christmas at Leeds Castle

    Dates: 5th December 2015 to 23rd December 2015

    Visitors will be captivated by the beautiful decorations throughout the Castle, supported by an exhibition on the theme. Father Christmas visits will be available for pre-booking from 1st October 2015 for selected dates in December. Booking details and prices to be confirmed soon.

        The Christmas Market

    The Christmas Market

    Dates: 5th December 2015 to 6th December 2015

    Other dates: 12th December 2015 to 13th December 2015, 19th December 2015 to 23rd December 2015

    Leeds Castle hosts the annual Christmas Market on the Cedar Lawn overlooking the Castle. Discover an array of seasonal gift ideas, toys, decorations, live music, rides for children, cookery and floristry demonstrations.
    Opening Times: 10am to 5pm each day.
     

     

        Christmas Party in the Fairfax Hall

    Christmas Party in the Fairfax Hall

    Dates: 11th December 2015

    Other dates: 5th December 2015, 18th December 2015

    Celebrate the festive season in style against the beautiful backdrop of Leeds Castle. The 17th Century oak beamed Fairfax Hall provides a festive feast for the eyes with traditional Christmas decorations and spectacular views across the moat to the Castle.
    Start the evening with a sparkling cranberry cocktail served in the Terrace Room prior to a delicious three-course dinner followed by tea, coffee and mince pies. Dance the night away with a disco and stay refreshed throughout the evening with a cash bar.
    Evening guests depart at midnight while residential guests retire to the Stable Courtyard Bedrooms just a short stroll away. Overnight guests have the choice of a full English or Continental breakfast the following morning in the Fairfax Hall.
    Dinner (per person excluding accommodation): £55
    Stable Courtyard Bedroom (must be booked with dinner): £140
    A 50% deposit is required upon booking. Full payment is due 30 days before.
    5th & 11th December - SOLD OUT
    18th December - Places available

        The Christmas Market

    The Christmas Market

    Dates: 12th December 2015 to 13th December 2015

    Other dates: 5th December 2015 to 6th December 2015, 19th December 2015 to 23rd December 2015

    Leeds Castle hosts the annual Christmas Market on the Cedar Lawn overlooking the Castle. Discover an array of seasonal gift ideas, toys, decorations, live music, rides for children, cookery and floristry demonstrations.
    Opening Times: 10am to 5pm each day.
     

     

        Christmas Party in the Fairfax Hall

    Christmas Party in the Fairfax Hall

    Dates: 18th December 2015

    Other dates: 5th December 2015, 11th December 2015

    Celebrate the festive season in style against the beautiful backdrop of Leeds Castle. The 17th Century oak beamed Fairfax Hall provides a festive feast for the eyes with traditional Christmas decorations and spectacular views across the moat to the Castle.
    Start the evening with a sparkling cranberry cocktail served in the Terrace Room prior to a delicious three-course dinner followed by tea, coffee and mince pies. Dance the night away with a disco and stay refreshed throughout the evening with a cash bar.
    Evening guests depart at midnight while residential guests retire to the Stable Courtyard Bedrooms just a short stroll away. Overnight guests have the choice of a full English or Continental breakfast the following morning in the Fairfax Hall.
    Dinner (per person excluding accommodation): £55
    Stable Courtyard Bedroom (must be booked with dinner): £140
    A 50% deposit is required upon booking. Full payment is due 30 days before.
    5th & 11th December - SOLD OUT
    18th December - Places available

        The Christmas Market

    The Christmas Market

    Dates: 19th December 2015 to 23rd December 2015

    Other dates: 5th December 2015 to 6th December 2015, 12th December 2015 to 13th December 2015

    Leeds Castle hosts the annual Christmas Market on the Cedar Lawn overlooking the Castle. Discover an array of seasonal gift ideas, toys, decorations, live music, rides for children, cookery and floristry demonstrations.
    Opening Times: 10am to 5pm each day.
     

     

        The Winter Trail

    The Winter Trail

    Dates: 26th December 2015 to 3rd January 2016

    Wander through the woodland walk, grounds and gardens as you answer questions about wildlife and nature in this post-Christmas activity. The Winter Trail is £1 per person. A valid admission ticket is also required.

        New Year's Eve in the Fairfax Hall

    New Year's Eve in the Fairfax Hall

    Dates: 31st December 2015

    Say goodbye to the old year and celebrate the start of the new at ”the loveliest castle in the world”.
    Start the evening with a glass of Champagne served in the Terrace Room of the 17th Century Fairfax Hall with spectacular views of the 900 year old Castle.
    A delicious three-course dinner will be a celebration in itself with dishes including salmon and cod terrine and Chicken Wellington.
    Dance the night away with a disco before your Champagne glass is refilled for the midnight toast followed by a spectacular fireworks display.
    Residential guests retire to the Stable Courtyard Bedrooms just a short stroll away and have the choice of a full English or Continental breakfast the following morning in the Fairfax Hall.
    Dinner & Fireworks (excluding accommodation): £120
    Stable Courtyard Bedroom (must be booked with dinner): £200

        New Year's Eve at Leeds Castle

    New Year's Eve at Leeds Castle

    Dates: 31st December 2015

    Celebrate the start of the New Year at Leeds Castle surrounded by its majestic moat. The evening begins with Champagne served in the Castle Library followed by a guided tour of the Castle.
    Dinner is a delicious four-course fine dining experience, served in the Henry VIII Banqueting Hall. The menu boasts sumptuous dishes such as lobster, beef and venison to suit the opulent surroundings followed by coffee and chocolates.
    A live band will entertain you throughout the evening as you dance the night away, before your Champagne glass is refilled for the midnight toast and a spectacular fireworks display to complete the memorable evening. Residential guests will be served a full English breakfast the following morning in the Castle Dining Room.
    Dinner & Fireworks (excluding accommodation): £205
    Accommodation (must be booked with dinner): State Bedrooms: £325; Battlement Bedrooms: £275