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Hever Castle and Gardens

Sevenoaks

Type:Historic House / Palace

Hever, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG

Tel: +44 01732 865224

Hever Castle and Gardens

About

Everyone can spend time looking at the beautiful interiors and historic elements in the Castle as you discover the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, with audio guidebooks available for hire. The stunning grounds and award-winning gardens, with statues, fountains, chess pieces cut from golden yew, 4000 roses, a Loggia at the Lake and many more wonderful sights, is a delight to walk around in.

In the warmer months, , jousting tournaments take place throughout the summer holidays, have-a-go archery during school holidays and at weekends, and a programme of fun events all the family will enjoy. You can even hire a boat on the Lake and see the lovely Japanese Tea House Folly!

There is a Military Museum to explore, as well as two mazes; a historic English Yew Maze and a splashing Water Maze. Children will also enjoy the Tudor Towers Adventure Playground, with three towers to climb and two fireman’s poles to escape via, children will love discovering what’s around each twist and turn of the adventure playground.

Altogether a wonderfully entertaining day out for every member of the family.

There are separate ticket prices for both house and garden, or just the gardens and the castle opens on the 9th February 2018.

Please visit the website for all the details.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Accepted all year round
  • Min group size
  • Special group rates

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Awards

  • Visit England Awards -Code of Practice Code of Practice 2012
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Gold 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2018 - Winter Season - Wed - Sun - last entry 15:00 (29 Oct 2018 - 24 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
2019 - closed (2 Jan 2019 - 9 Feb 2019)
DayTimes

* Winter walks 2018/19 daily last entry 15:00

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