Leeds Castle

July 11, 2012 at 10:03 am | Posted in General, Out and About, Travel, UK, Uncategorized | 1 Comment
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Take a day trip out of London and go visit Leeds Castle (and you don’t need to go to Leeds to get there).
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The castle is actually in south-east England, in Maidstone Kent and is relatively easy to get to. Although you will have to time it with the coaches that will get you there and back again.
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It is very easy to spend a day here walking through the grounds or taking in bird shows

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If you’re here during a medieval showcase you may see some jousting!

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You can also do a host of other activities like falconry and segwway tours (sadly not together) or maybe just sit around and have a picnic.
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Much of the castle was modernised during the 1920s so you’ll get a taste of the glamour of that period but you’ll also have opportunities to see other areas which highlight the 1000 year history of the castle.

There’s also a maze!
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It really is a lovely estate and one I’d suggest you try and get to.

Photos at Flickr

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