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GROUP TOURS & SPECIALIST TALKS

A variety of options are available for your group visit, from private guided and audio tours to specialist talks and sign language tours.

Private Guided Visits

Includes a private guided tour of the Castle with a Leeds Castle tour guide. 

Available outside normal opening hours at 9.15am, 9.30am and 9.45am. Tours are available in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish. Coaches may drive to a point near the castle island to drop off passengers. 

Tours last approximately one hour, must be pre-booked and are subject to availability. Please ensure you inform our Group Bookings department in advance if your party includes wheelchair users or anyone with mobility issues so we can make the necessary arrangements to facilitate the tour.

Self-Guided Visit

Explore the grounds and Castle at your leisure. Pre-book your visit in advance to save time on the day. We appreciate that numbers in your group are only approximate at the time of booking, therefore confirmation of these should be made on your arrival at the Ticket Office. After visiting the magnificent state rooms of Leeds Castle, make sure there’s time to see everything the estate has to offer including stunning gardens and the beautiful yew maze.

Audio Tours

Enhance your visit with our Audio Tour. Your group can hear the fascinating stories behind the 12th Century Castle’s history. We advise that you must pre-book your audio tour. Available in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Italian and Russian.

£3.25 per person or pre-booked £3.00 per person.

British Sign Language Tours

Discover a fascinating historical visit through the beautifully restored rooms of the Castle conducted by a level three communicator in British Sign Language.

Call +44 (0)1622 767865 to book.



THEMED GUIDED CASTLE TOURS

Our themed guided Castle tours are available at a discounted group rate. Call +44 (0)1622 767865 to book.

Gardens Tour

Visit both the Culpeper and Lady Baillie gardens with one of our expert gardeners. Tours are planned according to the time of year and size of group. One hour tours available. Min 15 persons, max 25 persons. Available in English only. 

From £3.00 per person.

Punting on the Moat

Enjoy a leisurely punt on the moat in the shadow of the 12th Century Castle. 

Sit back, relax and float gently through the arches in an elegant wooden punt. Visitors will be able to see views of the Castle from an inspiring perspective. Open from April to October (weather permitting). 

£3.50 per person for a 15 minute tour (must be pre-booked)

Meet the Owls

Join the Falconry Team and meet the Owls of Leeds Castle. 

Learn more about these magnificent birds, where they are from, how they hunt their prey and find out if the myths surrounding these animals are true. A variety of our Owls will be presented to your group with the opportunity to photograph and interact with the birds.

£4.00 per person (minimum charge of £50) for a 30 minute session.

Souvenir Guide Books

Make the most of your day with a complete guide to Leeds Castle. Guide books can be ordered in advance at a discounted rate to groups. 

English Souvenir Guide Book - £4.00 

Guide Booklets (available in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Japanese and Chinese) - 80p

SPECIALIST TALKS

Our specialist afternoon talks can be pre-booked from 2.30pm onwards. Lasting approximately 40 minutes in the Education Suite with opportunity for questions afterwards. Maximum of 40 people per talk. Talks are available at a group rate of just £3.00 per person. Call +44 (0)1622 767865 to book.