Owners of Hever Castle

Hever Castle’s most famous inhabitant is Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I, but there have been 36 owners of Hever Castle from 12 different families. Uncover the history of the 14th century castle that was also home to Anne of Cleves, Sir John Falstolf and William Waldorf Astor. Learn more about these people, their families and their time at Hever Castle.


The Castle


Uncover the history of the 14th century castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Anne of Cleves, Sir John Fastolf and William Waldorf Astor.


Uncover more about the 12 different families that have owned Hever Castle from 1383 to the present day. See the stained glass created to commemorate them.


Head inside the Castle and discover wood panelled rooms, roaring fireplaces and a vast collection of paintings.


Discover how Hever Castle’s curatorial team work closely with specialists in conservation to preserve items in the Castle and Garden.