Leeds Castle – 9 miles
Leeds Castle is one of the best preserved historic castles in South East England, as well as one of the most iconic. The castle is set in over 500 acres of lush green parkland and is ideal for long relaxing strolls and picnics. Dating back to 1119, Leeds Castle has been altered, rebuilt and added to over the past 900 years.
You’ll find medieval gatehouses and Norman foundations, Tudor towers and a Gloriette updated during Henry VIII’s reign, as well as 19th century additions. All of this was lovingly restored during the mid 20th Century by Lady Baillie, the last private owner of Leeds Castle.
Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL (t) 01622 765400.