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Leeds Castle

Castles & Country Houses, Event, Film & Wedding Hire, Gardens & Parks, Private Collections
Leeds Castle's site dates already back to the 9th century and the castle has a long and fascinating history. Henry VIII had the castle remodelled for Catherine of Aragon, his first wife. Today, in the hands of the Leeds Castle Foundation, the castle and gardens are open to the public.

The Leeds Castle Foundation was established by its last owner, Olive, Lady Baillie (1899 – 1974), an Anglo-American heiress, who wanted the castle to be available to the public for the arts and for conferences.

The Culpeper Garden is named after the family who owned Leeds Castle in the 17th century and was originally the site of the castle’s kitchen garden. It was opened in 1999 by HRH Princess Alexandra, Patron of the Leeds Castle Foundation and was designed by the landscape architect, Christopher Carter.

Leeds Castle is also a venue for film & photo shooting, field sports, cultural, corporate and private events, such as concerts, receptions, weddings, and various other attractions such as falconry...

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Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle
ME17 1PL
United Kingdom