Hever Castle – A Castle to Visit

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Hever Castle is a lovely day out for the whole family with wonderful gardens, mazes, adventure playground, waterfall and a lake walk and a wonderful castle to visit. The Castle is full of Tudor history and has many rooms for you to explore, Hever castle was once home to Anne Boleyn.

There are wonderful themed gardens such as the Tudor, Italian and the Walled Rose garden. The Castle also has two mazes to walk around, the Yew Maze which is your traditional hedge maze, and the Water Maze which has stepping stones on water to follow around. These are both brilliant and fun, be prepared to get a little wet. The adventure playground is for children up to the age of 14 and has many things for them to explore and have fun. There is also an area for the under 5s.

The lake walk is where children and yourself can look for wildlife and spot the many different species of birds. You can also hire rowing boats from the boat house.

The Castle has many events going on throughout the year like jousting tournaments, different themed weekends, as well as Halloween and Christmas events. For more details of all of these please follow the link below.

http://www.hevercastle.co.uk/events-in-kent.aspx

Hever Castle Rose GardenThere are four places where you can purchase food from and they are:-

The Guthrie Pavilion  Cafe and Restaurant, both are open from 10.30am – 5.30pm.
The Cafe offers freshly made sandwiches and cakes, and the Restaurant offers hot and cold dishes from a seasonal menu.
The Moat Restaurant which opens 10.30am – 5.30pm.
This is a lovely area for the family to eat and serves hot and cold food, has a children’s menu or what my children love to do, they can choose the explorer bag pick where they can choose 5 items all for a fiver.
The Kiosks which are only open during peak times and offer snacks, hot and cold drinks and ice creams.

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Jousting Tournaments Hever Castle to visitFor Opening Times and Prices please follow these Hever Castle links below.

http://www.hevercastle.co.uk/hever-castle-opening-times.aspx

http://www.hevercastle.co.uk/hever-castle-prices.aspx

There is ample free parking

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