By Stephen White
Posted in Places to Visit
Medieval themed storylines continue to capture our imagination with the likes of Robin Hood and Game of Thrones. So why not take the experience a notch higher by visiting breath-taking Leeds Castle. This enchanting Kent accommodation, dubbed “The Loveliest Castle in the World”, has stood majestically on islands in the River Len for over 1000 years. One of England’s heritage sites, Leeds Castle has been witness to some of the important events in history and will surely have a lot of fascinating stories to tell visitors who want to experience this unique medieval jewel.
Here are some of the places you should not miss while visiting Leeds Castle:
Firstly, the historic stone castle is the most visited building in Britain with its picturesque exterior and equally impressive collections of books, antiques, and historical artefacts.
Leeds Castle is surrounded by three lovely gardens that add magic to the whole visit: The Wooden Castle, The Culpepper Garden, and The Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden Terrace. These landscape architectures are the living witness to the richness of Kent’s proud history.
Maze and Underground Grotto
A unique attraction that will surely add magic to your memorable visit to Leeds Castle is the Maze and Underground Grotto. Be enthralled by the giant maze meticulously formed by well-manicured greenery which earned the distinction as the most popular maze in all of Britain. Solving the maze leads you to the prize – the Underground Grotto. This fun outdoor destination is good for families of all ages.
These are just some of the attractions that await you the moment you enter the medieval Kent castle.
Tel: 01622 765400
Distance 20 miles
Approx Time: 26 minutes