About The Gardens
Discover magnificent award-winning gardens set in 125 acres of glorious grounds at Hever Castle. Marvel at the Pompeiian Wall and classical statuary in the Italian Garden; admire the giant topiary chess set and inhale the fragrance of over 4,000 rose bushes in the quintessential English Rose Garden.
The Loggia, overlooking the 38-acre lake, is the perfect spot to relax before exploring the many cascades, grottoes and fountains. A stroll through the Tudor Garden, Blue Corner or Rhododendron Walk, provide colour and interest throughout the year.
Wander further afield and enjoy Sunday Walk and Church Gill Walk that follow the course of a stream through peaceful woodland or Anne Boleyn’s Walk, with its impressive collection of trees planted more than 100 years ago.
Enjoy Astor’s Garden Legacy, our interactive garden exhibition which traces the restoration and development of the stunning gardens from Tudor times to the present day.
We recommend that you allow 1.5 hours to explore the gardens.
Please note – you are welcome to walk your dog in the grounds, however they must be on the lead at all times. For more information please read our policy on dogs at Hever Castle.
More than lovely... A piece of heaven on the earth! We enjoyed every second. And the wood work inside the castle is absolutely amazing. Will be back again and again!
George Luputiu on Facebook
Beautifully landscaped grounds surrounding a very cosy castle. There are many options for walks, suiting people of all ages and energy levels.
Victoria on TripAdvisor
The Castle is a little gem, but the gardens are absolutely breathtaking. Being in Hever is just like being in a magnificent dream, almost in Heaven.
Alessia Soccini on Facebook
Beautiful grounds, especially the Italian garden. Lots to do for the whole family and great place for children to discover English history. Very friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Kerstin Mackay on Facebook
Most people know the story of Ann and Henry and Hever's place in that story but it is so much more. Lovely gardens and the roses were spectacular. It was lovely to see so many families enjoying the grounds but there was plenty of space and peace and quiet for everyone. You will not regret a visit.
Melina on Trip Advisor
A diamond in the country.
W. Pritchard on TripAdvisor
The castle is very interesting, but it is the grounds that make the trip worthwhile. A rose garden, mazes, fountains, ornamental gardens. You could spend an entire day on the grounds alone. The restaurants are also fantastic and have some great vegetarian options. And the entrance fee is very reasonable for an entire day out.
Alice on Trip Advisor
Beautiful place and well worth a visit!
Amanda Fletcher on Facebook
Castle opens: 12:00
Grounds last entry: 16:30