By Road


Satellite navigation users: Post Code TN8 7NG 

Hever Castle is located 30 miles from central London, 3 miles southeast of Edenbridge off the B2026 between Sevenoaks and East Grinstead in the village of Hever.

It can be reached via junction 10 of the M23, and is signposted from junctions 5 and 6 of the M25 and the Hildenborough exit of the A21.

Coach drivers and group organisers are advised to check the route before travel as there are a number of low bridges in the surrounding area. If you are travelling in a double-decker coach please contact us for alternative directions.

Parking is free and accessible parking is available. Please note that Hever Castle cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to vehicles or their contents whilst you are parked on site.

Please note – Cowden Pound Road is currently closed between Hartfield Road and Cow Lane – these roadworks may continue until March 2017 and delays are likely. Please see the Kent County Council website for updates.

By Rail 

Trains run from London Victoria and London Bridge (via Oxted or East Croydon) to Edenbridge Town Station, and then take a taxi for three miles to the castle. Relyon Taxis are near the station, telephone 01732 863800, or call Edenbridge Cars on 01732 864009. We suggest that you book a taxi in advance.

Hever Station (next on line, unmanned and no taxis) is a one-mile rural walk to the castle. (Map of walk from station to castle).

There are no regular bus services to Hever Castle.

Please note – Southern is currently running a revised timetable on Mondays to Fridays until further notice and RMT strikes are planned. We suggest consulting the Southern website before travelling by rail.

Eurostar terminal at Ashford is 1½ hours drive by road or Ebbsfleet International 1 hr by road.

By Air

Gatwick airport is 30 minutes away, Heathrow is one hour. Hever can then be reached by road or rail as above.

By Sea

Dover is 1½ hours away by road as is the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone.

Opening Times

2016 – Grounds open at 10:30am – Castle opens at 12:00 noon
On arrival you will receive a leaflet with opening times for all attractions and amenities. 

Date Last EntryFinal Exit
Christmas 2016
26 Nov – 11 Dec
(Wed – Sun)
12 Dec – 24 Dec
Winter Walks 2016 
27 Dec – 2 Jan15.0016.30
Spring Season 2017 

11 Feb – 19 Feb




20 Feb – 31 Mar

(Wed – Sun)