Leeds Castle | Day Out With The Kids

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Leeds Castle

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Castles and Palaces

Adventure awaits!

Hop into Easter at Leeds Castle with Easter arts & crafts, Easter Trail and join the Junk Orchestra (10th-13th April) for daily musical ‘jamming sessions’.

Attraction Currently Closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, Leeds Castle is currently closed to the public. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

Take your little lords and ladies on an epic adventure through history at Leeds Castle... in Kent! Discover the secrets of the castle, from Norman times till today; find your way through the Maze and the kids’ favourite - explore the adventure playgrounds. 

Thrilling outdoor adventures await your young knights and princesses (6-14) at Knights' Stronghold Playground - a wooden Castle replica, featuring climbing walls, giant cargo nets, zip wires and more. Got even younger kids? The Squires’ Court Playground is the place for you - it’s designed especially for kids under 6. 

Fancy a round of mini golf? Leeds Castle also has its very own 12-hole adventure golf course where you can put your best putting skills into practice. Oh, and don’t miss out on the free falconry displays at the Falconry Arena - the birds of prey are simply stunning! 

  • Two castle-themed adventure playgrounds
  • Yew tree Maze with an underground Grotto exist 
  • Mini golf, falconry displays and more! 
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Opening hours

1st April - 30th September
Grounds and Gardens
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 17:30

1st October - 31st March
Grounds and Gardens
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 16:00

Last Entry

Last entry is at 15:00 (October to March) and 16:30 (April to September).


General Admission 
Adults (16+): £27.00
Kids (4-15): £18.50
Concessions: £25.00

All admission tickets are valid for multiple use for 12 months
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Travel & Contact Information


, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL, England

Phone number

01622 765400



Click here to visit Leeds Castle's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

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

Yes, Leeds Castle is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Electric mobility scooters are not permitted in the Castle, however Leeds Castle wheelchairs are available at request. The upstairs rooms are not accessible to wheelchair users. The land train is inaccessible for wheelchair users. Some of the grounds have a slope of 1:5.

Leeds Castle has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

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