Mother’s Day Weekend


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 Mother's Day Weekend at Hever Castle

Mother’s Day Weekend 30 & 31 March

Show your mum just how much you love her with a wonderful family day out to Hever Castle on Mother’s Day Weekend. The historic Castle and stunning gardens is the perfect place to say thank you and enjoy a family day out over the weekend of 30 and 31 March.

Work up an appetite with a wander around the stunning 125 acre grounds or let the kids run off some energy in the Tudor Towers adventure playground and the natural play area, Acorn Dell.

Your little ones can make a bookmark in a free craft workshop or take part in a cupcake decorating workshop*. 

For an extra special day, celebrate with a delicious Mother’s Day Weekend Afternoon Tea (pre-booking essential). Enjoy the Classic Afternoon Tea in the elegant Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant situated in the Italian Garden overlooking the Lake. The Luxury Afternoon Tea (only available on Mothering Sunday) will be held in the beautiful wood panelled Tudor Suite in the Astor Wing adjoining the Castle. 

Please note that general admission tickets are not included in the price of Afternoon Tea.

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Mother’s Day Weekend Afternoon tea

Saturday 30 March

Classic Afternoon Tea Menu

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. Situated in the elegant Pavilion Restaurant this truly will be a family meal to remember.


Sunday 31 March

Classic Afternoon Tea Menu / Luxury Afternoon Tea Menu

For Mothering Sunday you can choose from two afternoon tea options (pre-booking essential). As well as the Classic Afternoon tea in the Pavilion Restaurant, a Luxury Afternoon tea will also be available in the beautiful wood panelled Tudor Suite in the Astor Wing adjoining the Castle. In addition to mouth-watering finger sandwiches and tantalising sweet treats you can also enjoy a shot of seasonal soup, satay chicken skewers, mini sausage rolls and a smoked cheddar and leek tart. You will each be treated to a complimentary glass of sparkling wine (adults only) or elderflower fizz.


afternoon tea at Hever Castle


The Classic Afternoon Tea in the Pavilion Restaurant costs £24.50 per person or £12.00 per child (up to 12 years) and is served from 1pm on Saturday and 12pm, 2.30pm and 4.30pm on Sunday.

The Luxury Afternoon Tea served in the Tudor Suite in the Astor Wing costs £35 per adult and £15 per child (up to 12 years) and is served at 2pm (Sunday 31 March only).

Both menu options must be pre-booked and paid for by Wednesday 27 March at midday.

The menu is subject to change. Annual Members’ discount is not valid for the afternoon tea menu.

Please note admission to Hever Castle & Gardens is required and is not included in the cost of afternoon tea. Normal entry costs to the Castle & Gardens apply.


Bookmark making – FREE
Decorate your own bookmark in this self-led activity.
Times: 11:00 – 15:30

Cupcake Decorating – £2.00
Ice and decorate a cupcake for your mum (or maybe eat it yourself!) in this self-led activity. 
Times: 11:00 – 15:30

Face Painting – £4.00
Come and get your face painted by the fabulous Betty and her team.
Times: 11:00 – 15:30

Always check details before travelling. Hever Castle reserves the right to close all or part of the Castle, grounds, catering outlets and activities, and to change or cancel and events. Please note that use of partner offers may be restricted or not valid on event days.

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