Historic Hever Castle and Gardens with its enchanting double-moated castle and 125 acres of spectacular gardens to explore, offers the visitor plenty to discover and enjoy.
Hever Castle is an important historic castle on the English landscape, once the family home of one of England’s most famous Queens – Anne Boleyn, the intriguing second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I.
The Castle is a romantic double moated 13th century castle which houses historic 16th century portraits, paintings, furniture, tapestries and treasures.
Comprehensive information on the history of Hever Castle can be found in the guide book and audio tours are available from the Hever Shop, Information Centre or Castle Entrance.
Visitors can explore the magnificent gardens for all seasons which include Italian, Rose and Tudor gardens, topiary, yew maze and splashing water maze, or take a stroll around the informal areas of Sunday Walk and Anne Boleyn’s Walk.
Hever hosts a number of special events throughout the season including gardening events with the Head Gardener and his team. Family fun includes the Jousting Tournaments each summer, which is one of our most popular events; visit our What’s On page for up-to-date information.