Hever Castle & Gardens | Day Out With The Kids

Hever Castle & Gardens

Hever, Kent, England

  • Outside view of Hever Castle and Gardens
  • Dad and kids at Hever Castle and Gardens in Edenbridge
  • Henry VIII's bedchamber at Hever Castle and Gardens in Hever

Attraction Information

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  • Parks and Playgrounds icon Parks and Playgrounds

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Hever Castle & Gardens's website
01732 865224

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

19th February - 25th March
Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30

26th March - 28th October
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 18:00

29th October - 23rd November
Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:30

24th November - 9th December
Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 - 18:00

10th December - 23rd December
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 18:00
24th December 10:30 - 16:30


General Admission
Adults: £17.25
Kids (5-15): £9.75
Seniors (60+): £15.00
Family (2 adults, 2 kids OR 1 adult, 3 kids): £45.50

Last Entry

90 minutes before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome only on the grounds. 

Guest suitability

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.