Hever Castle

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Hever Castle
Hever Castle
The warm and welcoming atmosphere of Hever Castle and Gardens will give you a day to remember.
Be inspired to come and visit this thirteenth century romantic castle - once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Set in magnificent gardens from the majestic formal Italian Garden and topiary, to the informal meanderings of the lakeside and Sunday Walk. The Water Maze on Sixteen Acre Island and the Yew Maze challenges both adults and children alike!

The warm and welcoming atmosphere
of Hever Castle and Gardens will give
you a day to remember.


We are open daily until 30 November 2006
Tel: 00 44  (0)1732 865224

 
Hever Castle Gardens
The spectacular gardens at Hever Castle were laid out between 1904 and 1908 by Joseph Cheal & Son, turning marshland into the spectacular gardens you see today.

One of the most magnificent areas of the gardens is the Italian Garden, which was designed to display William Waldorf Astors collection of Italian sculpture. Over 1,000 men worked on the great design with around 800 men digging out the 35 acre lake at the far end of the Italian Garden - taking two years to do so! Within four years the 30 acres of classical and natural landscapes were constructed and planted. The garden is only now reaching its full maturity and includes the colourful walled Rose Garden which contains over 3,000 plants.
Hever Castle Gardens

 

Castle Entertainment - Maze Adventure, Playground

Hever Castle Maze Adventure Playground

Adventure Playground with: This wooden playground is suitable for children up to the age of 14. Test your Tudor history and see if you can reach the slide in Henry’s Tower! There is also special equipment for the under 5s.

Yew Maze:
Planted in 1904, this yew hedge maze is situated next to the castle itself and provides fun for all children! It is open from April to October - weather permitting!


Costumed figures in the castle:
The castle has many things of interest in the castle including the costumed figures in the Long Gallery depicting Henry VIII arriving at Hever Castle, and Henry VIII surrounded by all his six wives! The last scene is of Anne Boleyn praying prior to her execution at the Tower of London.
 

Estate Office, Hever Castle
Hever, Nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG

Tel: 00 44  (0)1732 865224
Fax 00 44 (0)1732 866796

Web Site: www.hever-castle.co.uk
Email:  mail@hevercastle.co.uk

Hever Castle - Tel: 00 44 (0)1732 865224