What’s on in August at Hever Castle

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August events for all the family at Hever Castle 

With summer in full swing, be sure to make the most of it at Hever Castle. Visit Hever Castle 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
Craft Fair
Hever in History
Medley Court
Family Fun at The Waterside

Hever Castle

Christmas at hever castle

It’s that time of year again! We are still finalising details, but we are excited to announce that we will be holding a Pinocchio themed Christmas event and a grotto experience. Further details will follow shortly. 

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

See more information on our Christmas events 2021 page.

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craft fair

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 120 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. Plus you will be able to enjoy live music as you wander around the fair.

See full event details for the Craft Fair

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The Knights of Royal England are battling 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: 14 & 15, 21 & 22, 27 – 30
BSL Jousting August: 21

On Saturday 21 August, a designated BLS area within the Jousting Field will be available with interpretation of the event for those with hearing impairments and their friends and families to enjoy.

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

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Journey through History at Hever Castle


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

There will be two arenas where ad-hoc battle displays and demonstrations will take place. Plus, the Knights of Royal England will return to battle it out at the annual Jousting Tournament – see more.

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Holiday cottage


Within the grounds of the Hever Castle estate, there are two opportunities for you to spend the night with us.

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. Upon arrival, a member of the Astor Wing staff will guide you to the private driveway, check you into Medley Court and present a ‘Castle Kitchen’ welcome hamper to get you started.

Whilst staying in this superb property, you will also have the opportunity to visit the historic Castle throughout the duration of your stay.

To book please call 01732 861800 or email stay@hevercastle.co.uk.

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Located just 1 mile from the Castle, Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing offers a family friendly dining, wellbeing & golf experience.

The Waterside Bar, Restaurant & Terrace offers the perfect spot for a bite to eat in relaxing surroundings, complete with its own boule court and games to entertain all the family without a screen in sight.

The Wellbeing Centre offers Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Reflexology & Nutritional Therapy complimented by Studio classes which are now up and running once again.

Last, but certainly not least, are the Golf Courses. The highly regarded 18 hole Championship Course offers a challenge for regular golfers. The 9 hole Princes Course is accessible to newer and/or junior golfers offering an introduction to the game and an opportunity for the whole family to learn together.

Plus, there are 4 PGA Pros are on hand to set you on the right track to a satisfying and rewarding hobby for all to enjoy.

family membership – princes course

We have great value family membership options for the Princes Course, why not come and see for yourself with this wonderful August offer;

One free Junior Green Fee with every paid Adult Green Fee – August only.

To book, please call Steve on 01732 701004 or email membership@hevercastle.co.uk

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