Leeds Castle

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Listed in the Domesday Book, Leeds Castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence for six of England's medieval queens and a palace of Henry VIII. Set in 500 acres of beautiful parkland the other castle's attractions include a dog collar museum, aviary, maze and grotto, vineyard, adventure play area and seasonal falconry displays.

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Kent, Home Counties, South East England, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
Dog Collar Museum, Leeds Castle Hot Air Balloon Flights


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Leeds Castle Hot Air Balloon Flights

Simply nothing can compare with the sensation and experience of a flight in the Leeds Castle Hot Air Balloon.

Flying shortly after sunrise or before sunset, a flight over the stunning Kent countryside is an exhilarating yet tranquil experience that will be remembered long after the flight is over. A Leeds Castle Hot Air Balloon ride makes an unusual, exciting and surprising gift for those special occasions. Balloon rides take place between 1st April and 1st November.

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It is said to be haunted by a black dog that roams the grounds. The dog is said to be an omen of death or other misfortune befalling a member of the castle owner's family.


How to get here


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. Dartford River Crossing 30 minutes. Clearly sign posted from all routes - following the brown and white tourist signs.


Opening times:
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They regret no dogs can be admitted except for guide dogs or hearing dogs.


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Address: Leeds Castle, Hollingbourne, Nr. Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL, UK
Phone: +44 1622 765400
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