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Leeds Castle also welcomes Cubs, Beavers, Brownies, Rainbows and students from the Children's University™.

Children’s University™

Leeds Castle is a Learning Destination for the Kent Children’s University™.

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What is Kent Children’s University™?

Kent Children’s University™ (KCU) is part of an international charity that provides 5 to 14 year olds with access to exciting and innovative CU Learning Activities and experiences outside the normal school day. They reward children’s participation in voluntary learning activities that will develop their skills and raise aspirations for the future.

The Children’s University™ Adventure Trail

Earn credits by following the Adventure Trail at Leeds Castle. Take the completed trail to the shop on the way out and they will stamp the two credits in your Passport. You also have the option to add on more of our daily activities and earn up to two more credits. You will find all instructions in your pack.

How do I take part?

Childrens University PassportIf you are not a member of the Children’s University™, you need to register via their website. If you are already a member then go to the map section of the Children's University™ website and search for Leeds Castle. When you are ready to visit, come to Leeds Castle with your Passport to Learning. When you arrive at the Ticket Box, ask a member of staff for the Children’s University Passport Pack. Full details for The Trail and the other activities are inside the Pack. Our tickets last for a whole year, so you can come back at any time and do the activities on different days if you wish.

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Cubs and Beavers

We are happy to welcome Cubs and Beavers to Leeds Castle. We offer the education rate to visit if a group is completing a badge whilst here. The following booklets are available:

Cubs Local Knowledge Badge Booklet (£1) Beaver Adventure Badge Booklet (40p)

Get Kids Out Learning

Brownies and Rainbows

We are happy to welcome Brownies and Rainbows to Leeds Castle. We offer the education rate to visit if a group is completing a badge whilst here. The following booklets are available:

Brownie Challenge Booklet (60p) Rainbows Challenge Booklet (40p)

Get Kids Out Learning

Booking Enquiries

Tel: +44 (0) 1622 767865

Fax: +44 (0) 1622 767837

or UK schools can use our Schools Enquiry Form

Workshop Enquiries

Tel: 01622 767821

How to find us

For detailed directions by road, rail, air or from across the channel, click here.


Access to Leaflets, Trail and Tour Guides, Teachers Notes and Useful Information, find out more

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UK schools can enquire online

Complete our UK Schools enquiry form and a member of our team will be in contact.

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