What’s On in August 2023 at Hever Castle

August 23 2023 | What's on

August/September Events for all the Family at Hever Castle

Be sure to make the most of summer here at Hever Castle. Visit us for a day to remember, with an action packed programme of fun activities.

What’s on in August and coming up over the next few months:

Christmas at Hever Castle
Autumn Craft Fair
Hever in History
Final Falconry Displays
Stay at Hever Castle
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Hever Castle

Christmas at Hever Castle

It’s that time of year again! We are still finalising details, but the magical Christmas Lights experience and grotto will be returning again. Further details will follow shortly.

Did you know that annual members benefit from priority booking for our Christmas event? Become an annual member today!

Tickets go on sale:
Wednesday 20 September at 11:00 to Annual Members
Wednesday 27 September at 11:00 to the General Public

See more information on our Christmas events page.

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Autumn Craft Fair: 7 – 10 September

Head to Hever Castle in September for a contemporary craft fair organised by Craft In Focus. Over the four days, you will be able to discover around 180 exhibitors from the UK’s finest designer makers and contemporary artists at this craft fair based in the heart of the Kentish countryside.

Craft in Focus have chosen specific designers for their individuality and innovation in contemporary design so you will be exposed to a whole host of British talent.

See full event details for the Craft Fair.

Buy tickets

Entry to the Craft Fair is free to all Annual Members.

Pre-book your admission tickets online to save.

Final Jousting Weekend: 25 – 28 August

There is only one weekend left for the Knights of Royal England to battle it out at the annual Hever Castle Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling show as the brave knights compete for points to find this season’s champion. Witness spectacular displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

Jousting is taking place on the following dates:

August: 25 – 28

Keep up to date with the jousting leader board throughout the season.

Discover more

Jousting is free to all Annual Members.

Pre-book your admission tickets online to save.

Hever in History

Immerse yourself in different periods of history with encampments, re-enactments and stalls. Get up close to weaponry and suits of armour and try them on for size.

Watch demonstrations in one of the arenas which include medieval cannons, muskets and guns.

Plus, falconry displays will be taking place and the Knights of Royal England will be returning to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament.

Discover more

Hever in History is free to all Annual Members.

Pre-book your admission tickets online to save.

Final Falconry Displays

Visit Hever Castle from 24 – 28 August for the final falconry displays from Willow’s Bird of Prey Centre.

The displays last about 20 minutes and happen twice a day at 11:30 and 15:45.

For a more in-depth, hands-on experience see our Falconry Experience here.

Discover more

Falconry is free to all Annual Members.

Pre-book your admission tickets online to save.

Stay at Hever Castle

Within the grounds of the Hever Castle Estate, there are two accommodation opportunities for you. One is as a guest in our ‘five star’ Luxury Bed and Breakfast, located in the Astor Wing and the Anne Boleyn Wing, an Edwardian Wing attached to Hever Castle. The other is in our ‘five star gold’ rated holiday cottage, Medley Court, which is attached to the Astor Wing.

Tickets to the Castle & Gardens are included with every booking.

Plus, over the Triathlon weekend (22-24 Sept 2023) at Hever Castle we are offering all of our bedrooms at a discounted rate*.

Whether you stay with us as a competitor or as a spectator** what better way to enjoy the Triathlon than by staying in the grounds of Hever Castle.

To book these dates please call our reception team on 01732 861800.

*All bedroom rates are discounted by £40.
**Some attractions and parts of the grounds will be closed due to the triathlon, head to our website for details.


Prospective Golf Members

7 Day and 5 Day Memberships available. No joining fee.

Take advantage of our hassle free sign up, with no interviews.

As well as unlimited golf enjoy a range of great benefits including tickets for Hever Castle & Gardens, 10% discount round the Clubhouse and x2 Complimentary Junior Memberships for children/grandchildren.

Pro-rata rate available through until renewal on 1st May 2024 – 7 Day = £1195, 5 Day = £795

Please contact Steve in the Club Office for more information on 01732 701004 or email [email protected].


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