What’s on in March at Hever Castle

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What’s on in March 

Spring is in sight at Hever Castle. The first daffodils have sprung into life, announcing that spring is on its way proudly from their trumpets. March is the month to get out of the house and start enjoying the warmer climes. With Mother’s Day fast approaching and the Easter holidays already in sight, start planning an action packed spring to remember at Hever. Find out what’s on in March at Hever Castle below:

 Mother's Day afternoon tea at Hever Castle


*Pre-booking for Afternoon Tea menus closes Wednesday 27 March at midday* 

Show your mum just how much you love her with a wonderful family day out on Mother’s Day Weekend. Enjoy some quality family time together strolling through the grounds, plus the kids will have a chance to make mum a gift

For an extra special day celebrate with a delicious Afternoon Tea (pre-booking is essential) in the elegant Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant situated in the Italian Garden overlooking the Lake. 

The Classic Afternoon Tea menu offers freshly prepared finger sandwiches along with a mouth-watering variety of cakes and desserts. All delicacies are served to your table. These are followed by hot and cold beverages with each guest treated to a complimentary glass of sparkling wine (adults only) or elderflower fizz.

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Dazzling Daffodils


Feel uplifted this spring during Hever Castle’s daffodil event, Dazzling Daffodils. The daffodil event is taking place from 20 – 24 March and throws the spotlight on the narcissus family. It will showcase the new and best in daffodils that parade across the Estate. 

With over 14,000 new bulbs set to bloom across the gardens, there will be a wide range to enjoy and put you into a daffodil daze!

Trumpeting the daffodil is expert Johnny Walkers of Walkers Bulbs, winner of 25 consecutive golds at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. On the 20 and 21 March he will be giving walking tours and talks on the daffodil.

Hever Castle’s gardeners will also be sharing their expertise and giving tours on the 22, 23 and 24 March.

Plus you will have the chance to see a rare double daffodil as Hever Castle is set to open up a new woodland area, Park Wood.


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Not your normal Easter egg hunt! Make some special family memories this Easter, hop through the beautiful grounds following the trail of colourful carrots to claim your delicious chocolate treat.


  • Colourful carrots Easter hunt
  • Easter bonnet craft workshop
  • Easter best bonnet parade  
  • Castle bunny hunt
  • Face painting

Celebrate spring by making and decorating an Easter bonnet at daily craft workshops*. Then show off your creation in a parade in front of the Castle with prizes for the best bonnets.

With a spring in your step, head into the Castle and help search for hidden bunnies. They’ve been rather mischievous and we can’t seem to find them!

As well as the Easter themed activities a visit to Hever Castle in spring offers a great chance to explore the stunning gardens. Visitors can enjoy a dazzling display of spring blooms from late-flowering daffodils to hyacinths, camellias and tulips.

*small additional charge.


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Tulip Celebrations: 24 – 30 APRIL

The third Tulip Celebrations event as part of the Tulip Festival at Hever Castle & Gardens will be even bigger with 21,000 tulips in bloom in the stunning grounds of the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

Visitors will be able to enjoy a tulip trail either self-guided or with Hever’s Head Gardener Neil Miller and marvel at the 21,000 tulips, in a myriad of colours and different varieties planted in the Castle grounds; along the architecturally stunning Pompeiian Wall, in the traditional Tudor Garden and the sumptuous Italian Garden.

The Italian Garden at Hever will play host to the largest of the tulip planting displays with a kaleidoscope of colours fanning down the length of the gardens towards the Loggia and the lake.

Visitors will be able to collect a leaflet and enjoy a self-guided tulip trail throughout the grounds. For an even more immersive experience, free tulip garden tours will also be available with Hever Castle’s head gardener Neil Miller at 11:30 each day.

The striking blooms will continue inside the Castle with tulip displays by in-house florist Pamela Brise.

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Mother’s Day LUNCH: 31 MARCH 

All mums deserve to be spoilt on Mother’s Day! Treat mum to lunch on 31 March in the Clubhouse Restaurant overlooking the golf course and the gorgeous Kent countryside. With a complimentary glass of prosecco for every mum, you’re guaranteed to make her smile. Bookings are taken between 12 noon and 3pm. 

  • 2 courses – £19.50
  • 3 courses – £24.95

Children under 12 go half the adult price.

Call 01732 701010 to book! 


No offers or vouchers can be used on this date. Non-members welcome.

An Evening with Lord Astor

an evening with lord astor

Join us for an exclusive evening with Lord Astor at the Dine and Stay event.

This spectacular evening will provide a fascinating insight into Lord Astor’s time at Hever Castle and the unique experience of life on the Hever Castle Estate, detailing how the Castle was used and developed, sharing memories and fun anecdotes, an insight into the famous guests that visited the Castle and stories of some of the events that were hosted on the Estate.

Combine an overnight stay in the luxury five star accommodation located in the Astor Wing of Hever Castle with a sumptuous dining experience, together with a private Castle tour conducted by Lord Astor and an after-dinner speech.

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Yoga class at Hever Castle Golf Club

hever castle health & wellbeing centre

Golfers and visitors will soon be able to have a massage or join a pilates class as part of a new wellbeing centre.

Hever Castle Health & Wellbeing is due to open in spring this year at Hever Castle Golf Club with 5 treatment rooms offering osteopathy, physiotherapy and massage. Plus if you are an Annual Member you can benefit from 20% off osteopathy, physiotherapy and massage treatments. Another great reason to purchase an annual membership!

A range of yoga and pilates classes will also be available and a healthy menu extended for the clubhouse bar and restaurant as part of the new wellbeing centre.

The timetable has now been released for the new studio in the Princes Suite, with classes taking place Monday through to Friday. Ranging from yoga, Paracise™ and pilates, there’s plenty to choose from!


8:30am – 9:30am (start date TBC)

Yoga with Lottie

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9:30am – 10:30am (from 8 April)

Paracise™ with Sharon

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9am – 10am (from 1 May)

Pilates with Jenny

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9:30am – 10:30am (from 11 April)

Pilates with Angie

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9am – 10am (from 1 May)

Pilates with Jenny

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10:15am – 11:15am (from 1 May)

Pilates with Jenny

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10:30am – 11:30am (from 11 April)

Freestyle Fitness Yoga with Angie

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10:15am – 11:15am (from 1 May)

Pilates with Jenny

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1:00pm – 2:00pm (start date TBC)

Yoga with Lizzie



4pm – 5pm (start date TBC)

Yoga with Kerry

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6:30pm – 7:30pm (start date TBC)

Yoga with Lizzie



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