Hever Castle & Gardens | Day Out With The Kids

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Hever Castle & Gardens

  • Hever
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Castles and Palaces, Parks and Playgrounds

Attraction Information

Hever Castle is a delight to explore with your little ones. Come on a trip to a historic castle and gardens that was built all the way back in 1270.

Make your way to the Tudor Towers Adventure playground, where you’ll find three slides, and lots of interactive features to keep your family busy.

From Easter to October your family will be able to wonder at the 100 year old Yew hedge maze, pop over to Sixteen Acre Island for a water maze, or have a go at archery for the first time. Rowing boats and canoes are available for hire so you’ll be able to explore the beautiful nearby lake.

  • A castle that’s over seven hundred years old
  • Special audio tour just for children
  • 100-year-old Yew Hedge Maze
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Opening hours

8th February - 29th March
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30
30th March - 24th October
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 18:00
25th October - 1st November
Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30
2nd November - 20th November
Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30
21st November - 8th December
Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 18:00
24th December 10:30 - 16:30
27th December - 3rd January 2021
Winter Walks, Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30

Last Entry

90 minutes before attraction closes

Pricing

General Admission
Castle & Gardens
Adults: £18.80
Kids (5-15): £10.70
Family (2 adults, 2 kids OR 1 adult, 3 kids): £50.10
Gardens only
Adults: £15.55
Kids (5-15): £9.75
Family (2 adults, 2 kids OR 1 adult, 3 kids): £42.75

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Near Edenbridge, Hever, Kent, TN8 7NG, England

Phone number

01732 865224

Map

Website

Click here to visit Hever Castle & Gardens' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Hever Castle & Gardens has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Motorised wheelchairs, scooters, and pushchairs are not allowed inside the Courtyard or Castle due to the historic nature. There are many stairs within the castle. 

Hever Castle & Gardens has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Dogs are welcome only on the grounds. 

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