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Leeds Castle

Heritage and Gardens

"The Loveliest Castle in the World"

Surrounded by the serene still waters of it’s moat and 500 acres of parkland and gardens, it’s easy to see why Leeds Castle has been coined, “The Loveliest Castle in the World!” It’s long history of entertaining and impressing royalty, politicians and starlets means it is well-versed in the highest quality hospitality, providing award-winning banquet facilities and luxury accommodation. Whilst the setting is as historic and quintessentially British as you can get, Leeds Castle provides thoroughly modern activities, such as Tree-Top 'Go Ape' trails and zip wires. It holds a myriad of options for businesses, for small team bonding retreats to entertaining hundreds. 

Having celebrated it’s 900th anniversary in 2019, Leeds Castle can provide a magnificent, historic venue that can be adapted to the requirements of your delegates, and make for an extremely memorable experience.

  • Capacity

    Depending on your needs, Leeds Castle can accommodate up to:

    Theatre style: 100

    Boardroom: 40

    Cabaret: 36

    U-Style: 50

    Gala Dinner: 100

    Reception: 180

  • Amenities

    On-site accommodation 

    Private Parking


    Disabled Access (Dependent on the event space, please contact us for details)


Event Spaces

  • The Castle

    The magnificent castle is an extremely flexible venue and can be hired for exclusive use. With it’s historic surroundings and tranquil atmosphere, the Castle is ideal for daytime business use such as:

    • Meetings
    • Seminars
    • Presentations
    • Conferences

    Alternatively, make exclusive use of the whole castle for a celebration business event such as:

    • Corporate evening events
    • Celebration events

    Guests can be treated like royalty, enjoying pre-dinner drinks in the castle library, a game of croquet on the law, or enjoy relaxing on the sofa by the piano and open log fires. The castle is happy to provide musical entertainment and stunning floral arrangements by the Castle's own florist. 


    Smaller parties can enjoy fine dining in the boardroom, with butler service and stunning table arrangements. Larger parties can enjoy a banquet like medieval royalty, feasting in the Henry VIII Banquet Hall with magnificent fireplaces and sweeping views across the castle moat.


    Daytime business use:

    Boardroom: 30
    Theatre style: 80
    U Shape: 30

    Exclusive evening use:

    Maximum: 200 

  • Maiden's Tower

    This separate wonderful venue on the Castle island is ideal for events and celebrations. Imposing entrance hall with an extraordinary well hanging, tapestries etc

    Extreme flexible venue is perfect for:

    • Product launches
    • Formal meetings
    • Residential conferences
    • Presentations

    Alternatively, use the Maiden's tower as a celebration venue for events such as:

    • Formal evening dining events
    • Drinks receptions
    • Parties

    If you are lucky to enjoy Maidens Tower on a fine English day, the French doors can be opened onto the garden, offering private outdoor space.


    Full catering service available.


    • 5 en-suite luxury bedrooms
    • The nearby stable courtyard offers 15 additional bedrooms


    Day-time business use:

    Boardroom: 26
    Theatre style: 80
    U-Shape: 26

    Evening events:

    Fine dining: 80

    Drinks reception: 100

  • Fairfax Hall

    An immaculately restored Kentish timer-framed barn that dates from 1680, includes stunning views across to the moat and castle. Ideal for:

    • Corporate parties 
    • Drinks receptions

    Includes an ajoning Terrace Room can be used for dancing and doors opening on the outside Terrace 


    Full catering service available


    Maximum: 180

    Available from 7pm

  • Battel Hall

    Battle Hall is a large country manor house, completely separate from the Castle. It has many breakout rooms and is self-sufficient building, with kitchen etc. It can be hired for exclusive use, with staff on hand, making it ideal for:

    • Corporate retreat
    • Large relaxed meetings
    • Team-bonding days

    The house is secluded and quiet, making it a perfect place to discuss business strategy or a perfect opportunity for team bonding.


    The exclusive use of Battel Hall includes an on-site chef


    Battel Hall has five luxury double en-suite bedrooms


    Maximum: 100

  • Garden House

    Situated in the estates Culpeper Garden, this house is ideal for a day-time private function such as:

    • Meetings
    • Seminars
    • Conferences

    Small breakout or interview room next door, wifi and visual equipment


    4 luxury en-suite double rooms are located in Garden House, and there is extra accommodation in the new Stable Bed and Breakfast, which has 17 rooms. 


    Theatre style: 24

    Boardroom: 18

Incentive Activities

The sprawling greenery of Leeds Castle provides the idea space for a plethora of incentive activities for your delegates. Choose from a 9-hole, par 33 golf course, ideal for professionals or beginners, take part in a fun and instructive archery event tournament, or marvel at birds of prey swoopping down and landing on your gauntlet as you learn about the art of Falconry with their specialist team.

For wild adventures for your delegates, a ‘Wild Goose’ treasure hunt allows your delegates the ideal team-building opportunity, working together round the Castle, formal gardens and parkland. For even more daring opportunities, let your team go in the forest to climb trees, cross rope bridges and zip wire to the ground in the Go Ape activities. The nerve-racking experience allows delegates to get to know each other better, promote inter-dependency and gain a real sense of achievement, in a fun and memorable experience.

At the end of a productive day, there is the opportunity to take over the on-site Knight’s Glamping site for a retreat-like atmosphere, as eight luxury pavilions with four poster beds are centred around wood burning stoves, ideal for outdoor BBQ’s in the warmer months.

Getting to Leeds Castle 

Leeds Castle is nestled in the Kentish countryside whilst still being an easy journey from the Capital or abroad. 

Distance from London:

Driving: 1hr

Find out more about getting to Leeds Castle here


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Ensuite rooms
Gift shop
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