Enjoy a Day Out in Kent

Visit Hever Castle & Gardens for the perfect day out in Kent. 

Experience 700 years of history at the romantic double-moated castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The splendid rooms contain fine furniture, tapestries, antiques, an important collection of Tudor paintings and two prayer books inscribed and signed by Anne Boleyn herself.

Discover magnificent award-winning gardens set in 125 acres of glorious grounds. No matter what time of year you visit you are guaranteed a breath-taking display.

Children can let off steam in the adventure playground, while visitors of all ages enjoy the challenge of finding their way through the Water Maze and the 100 year old Yew Maze. There’s a fascinating collection of Miniature Model Houses, a boating Lake and a warm welcome awaits you in the shops and restaurants.

More Details

To enjoy all Hever Castle & Gardens has to offer, allow around 4 hours for your visit. Groups both large and small (minimum of 15 people) are welcome and we are committed to providing accessible access to as much of the castle and gardens as possible.

Opening Times

Make the most of your day out in Kent with details of all opening times in the castle and gardens throughout the season and directions to make your journey as smooth as possible.

Castle & Gardens

Visit this important historic castle in Kent, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, the intriguing second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I.
Discover award-winning gardens that include Rose, Italian and Tudor gardens, as well as magnificent topiary, fountains, cascades and grottoes.

Shop

A wonderful selection of products - from seasonal plants, local food and drink, to china, books, unique gifts and mementoes inspired by Hever Castle & Gardens.

Eat

From castle baked cakes and ice cream to light bites and fine dining, there’s something for everyone, whatever your appetite. If the weather is good then why not picnic in the grounds?

Fun

Download enjoyable and informative castle, garden and nature trails to follow, plus pictures to colour in and fun activities.

Learn

Packed with history, a day out at Hever Castle in Kent offers an educational experience for UK and overseas schools, providing a stimulating opportunity for learning outside the classroom.