Hever Castle offers a good value day out

March 07 2024 | What's on

We know that rising costs are meaning people are conscious of their spending at the moment. so we wanted to share all the things you can do during a visit to Hever Castle which offers a good value day out.

Set in 150 acres of open space, Hever Castle has plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained for the entire day.

Experience centuries of history at the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Find out even more about the history of Hever Castle with an audio guide – included free with every Castle ticket.

With three play areas – Tudor Towers adventure playground, the natural Acorn Dell play area and swings, a climbing frame and a zip wire there is plenty to keep the kids entertained all day and all year around.

Explore the 100 year old Yew Maze, revel in the stunning grounds or enjoy a bracing walk around the Lake. Stop off at the woodland obstacle course, just off Lake Walk.

Highlights of the award winning gardens include the aromatic Rose Garden, the striking Italian Garden and prairie garden, Diana’s Walk. With 5,000 rose bushes in the Rose Garden and more than 100,000 spring bulbs and 15,000 bedding plants planted in the gardens annually, you are guaranteed a breath-taking display no matter what time of year you visit.

Marvel at a miniature world of dollhouses from Medieval Times to the Victorians as part of the Miniature Model Houses exhibition, accessible via the Hever Shop.

Learn about the Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry from 1794 to the present day in the KSY Military Museum.

Enjoy a varied selection of events throughout the year including Easter, Halloween, Christmas and a host of school holiday activities.

At selected times of year enjoy falconry, jousting, boating, archery and the challenge of the Water Maze – will you get out without getting wet?

Annual membership to Hever Castle offers free daytime entry throughout the year as well as range of discounts and priority booking.

There are other offers visitors can use at different points in the year to give free or discounted entry to Hever Castle. These include RHS and Historic Houses membership, Gardeners’ World 2for1 and Tesco Clubcard vouchers. See the partners offers section for T&Cs regarding these offers.