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Leeds Castle and Gardens

Leeds Castle Gardens, near Maidstone

Leeds Castle near Maidstone is set amongst 500 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. It is a wonderful place to visit any time of year.


Leeds Castle and Gardens, are  one of the best places to visit in southern England for history and garden lovers, with its beautiful water cascade falling from the Cedar Pond there is so much to see.
In spring, the Princess Alexandra Gardens alongside the River Len are a particularly lovely way to approach the Castle. Its carpet of Daffodils, Narcissi and Anemones presents a vibrant burst of colour. Later in May, the visitor is treated to the splendour of Azaleas and Rhododendrons.
The Culpeper Garden was redesigned by Russell Page  the famous Garden Designer in 1980. With its informal layout and low box hedges as a border this very English garden features Roses, Lupins, Poppies and Lads' Love, with exotic blooms mixed in to create a profusion of colour and scent.
The Lady Baillie Garden - Designed by the landscape architect, Christopher Carter, on the site of Lady Baillie's original aviary the garden is a favourite destination for visitors to the castle. With its south facing aspect and Mediterranean style, visitors can relax and enjoy superb views across the Great Water.


  • Telephone: 01622 765400
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  • Street: Leeds Castle
  • Postcode: ME17 1PL
  • City: Maidstone
  • County: Kent
  • Country: United Kingdom


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