Eight splendid striped pavilions, sleeping up to 4 persons
Escape to the countryside...
Leeds Castle offers families and couples the chance to escape to the countryside for a glamorous camping holiday with a difference.
Enjoy the luxury of a four poster bed, warming wood burning stove, crisp cotton bedding and snug furry throws. But the real luxury is not having to bring any special camping kit with you, just food for your evening feast.
For those wishing to experience lazy summer evenings outdoors and eat as Medieval knights would have done before battle, use of the cast iron griddle over an open fire pit is included in your stay. A short stroll from the campsite, up the garden path to nearby Knight's Cottage, guests are provided with the use of new shower and washing facilities.
The price quoted includes 2 adults. Additional children will charged at £25 per child, per night.
Includes free access to Leeds Castle and grounds for your entire stay.
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An oak four poster bed, soft cotton linen, towels, snug furry rugs & warm felt tent lining, cosy wood burning stove, electric lighting, WiFi connection, dressing table & mirror, wooden storage trunk, solid flooring and a safety deposit box. Children sleep on camp beds with sleeping bag & blanket provided.
FREE access for glampers to the Castle grounds during your stay, tables & chairs, crockery, cutlery and BBQ cooking utensils, travel cots, washing up facilities and equipment, BBQs and Fire Pits.
Cool box & ice packs, food & condiments, pots & pans for boiling or frying, wellie boots or sensible walking shoes, umbrellas, sun cream, mobile phone/tablet chargers, charcoal & firelighters for the BBQ and wood burning stoves.
Breakfast Hampers with flask of tea or coffee; continental breakfasts (2 x croissants, jam & butter) or bacon baguette (must be ordered in advance. £5 charge applies per head).
The Fairfax Restaurant is open to glampers to purchase a full English breakfast.
Cook a feast in the open air at the Medieval glamp site or have dinner at Castle View Restaurant (subject to availability, booking a table is recommended)
30th March to 30th September 2018
Off-Peak: 30th March to 2nd July 2018.
Peak: 3rd July to 4th September 2018 and School/Bank Holidays.
The minimum age for adults in the tent is 18. Anyone younger than that must be accompanied by an adult.
Attached on your confirmation email is a document called “Knight’s Cottage & Glamping Directions”. Please print these off & follow carefully. Do not go to the Main Gate as this is for day visitors only. The directions will take you to the private entrance on Broomfield Road which is a 5 minute drive away from the main entrance.
You may arrive at anytime before check-in at 3pm so you can enjoy the Castle & the surroundings. You will be directed by security to park on the estate car parks & shown where the Hospitality Reception is so that you can go their first before checking in at Glamping.
Yes, please pack your car with your belongings following check out at 10am & continue to enjoy the Castle & grounds. You may leave when you are ready.
Once you have selected your first tent for the dates that you require there is an option for you add another tent to your booking from the previous page. If you are having difficulty doing this online please call 01622 767822.
We invite guests to check in from 3pm onwards. Check out time is 10am. Any guests arriving after 10pm will need to call security to gain access to the site via the Broomfield gate entrance.
We provide extra beds, sleeping bags, pillow & blankets for children under the age of 17. There is a surcharge of £25 per child per night.
The tents are designed to fit a maximum of two adults on a double four poster bed and two children on camp beds. Any other configuration would mean the tents get too cosy and the shower facilities and camp fire/dining area become too busy.
No. Medieval Glamping is all about the experience of staying in our luxuriously designed striped pavilions.
There are fire pits with griddles and BBQs provided and that’s where cooking is done. Of course you can take your food back to the dining area in front of your tent, if you wish.
We ask that you order your breakfast once you receive an email from us. We would like to get an advance idea on how many breakfasts we are serving so that stock levels are kept fresh and to a minimum They cost £5 per person.
Continental: 2 x croissants, jam, butter & a choice of hot drink. Cooked: 1 x hot bacon baguette, choice of sauce & choice of hot drink. A carton of orange juice is available if a hot drink is not required.
Please bring a cool box if you wish to store any perishable food items. You will also need to bring ice packs with you which you can re-freeze in our freezer at the cottage. Any drinks maybe stored in the fridge to chill down – subject to space within it. Items are left in the fridge/freezer at each guests own risk.
Wood is provided for the wood burning stove & fire pits. Please bring charcoal for the barbecue and any additional firelighters/matches you may wish to use. A small amount of firelighters and matches are provided on arrival.
You have access to the Knight's Cottage kitchen and here you will find a microwave that can be used for warming bottles and baby food.
Yes. Access on and off the estate is not a problem at any time. Guests are welcome to walk the gardens and estate outside opening times, but are asked to stick to the paths and lit areas after dark, particularly anywhere near the moat. The castle is only open during visitor hours and although there may be a private function taking place, this will only be open to invited guests.
Guests will be able to book a table at Castle View Restaurant but general day time activities will not be running in the evenings.
Currently the cooking area is open to all the weather elements. If you are willing to cook out in the rain then you are more than welcome, but you will need to bring large umbrellas to cover yourselves & the BBQs. You can then take your food down to your tent to eat under the awnings. We also have Castle View Restaurant in the Stable Courtyard (subject to availability). There are lots of local pubs & restaurants around which our staff can recommend for you.
Both entrances for these activities are at the Main Entrance & Ticket Office. If you have already checked in at Glamping staff will be able to direct you. If you are doing your activity before checking in please drive to the Main Gate (day visitor entrance) to go to these. Go Ape is signposted. Segway Tours you will need to park up & go to the ticket office & see a member of staff. You will need to drive out of the main gate & follow the directions to get to the Broomfield Road Gate for Glamping.
If you need to cancel your booking, please email or phone 14 days prior to your arrival date. There is a £5 administration charge.
We want you to enjoy all Leeds Castle has to offer and not worry about your tent during the day or night. There is a member of the Glamping team on site all day, every day, and at night time a team member is on call in Knights Cottage. Additionally, there is a safety deposit box in each tent for securing small valuables.
All of this information is on an attachment that you will receive on your confirmation email when you have booked. Please read this carefully.
A hairdryer is available for you to use in your tent.
Visually and hearing impaired visitors can be assisted by their guide and hearing dogs in the Castle and grounds. We regret that no other dogs are permitted.
Unfortunately due to the steps between the cottage and the camp site and the slope on which the site is situated, we cannot safely accommodate less mobile guests.