Leeds Castle

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Broomfield, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL

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Uniquely designed for business and pleasure. Leeds Castle is situated in the stunning Kent countryside, with over 900 years of history. Home to multiple event spaces, Leeds Castle provides the perfect setting for meetings, conferences, away days, and a multitude of corporate events.


Perfect for any meeting, event or corporate stay, Leeds Castle can play host to a wide range of events, including awards ceremonies, conferences, dinners, fashion shows, product launches, parties, charity events, exhibitions and filming & photoshoots.


With over 500 acres of picturesque seasonal parkland and gardens, a range of events spaces for hire, team building activities, and over 50 stunning accommodation options across the estate, including inside the historic castle, this unique destination is one your delegates and guests will never forget.


With a range of venue hire options, corporate packages including day delegate packages, 24 hour packages, summer BBQ packages and activities, booking your next event can be tailored to your needs and requirements.


Just an hour from London, our corporate meeting, conference and party venues, nestled deep in the Kentish countryside, are perfect for both business and leisure. 

The Castle Dining Room & Library
The Castle Dining Room offers a bright and spacious area with its delicate Chinese porcelain and Aubusson tapestries, many influential clients have found the historic surroundings and tranquil atmosphere conducive to clear thinking, successful discussions and a great impression for clients.

After spending a day discussing business, why not give your guests the opportunity to relax in the Library and Drawing rooms or wander through the Castle at their leisure taking in the exceptional beauty and incredible stories the Castle has to offer. Combine this with a drinks reception or dinner in the Dining Room or the Salon.


80 Theatre Style

30 Boardroom

30 U-shape

100 Dinner & Reception

The Boardroom

Located on the first floor of The Castle, our Boardroom seats up to 16 delegates for day time meetings and presentations. With natural daylight the space provides wonderful views of the acres of parklands and moat to leave you inspired. 



16 Boardroom

The Salon

This room was historically used by Lady Baillie and her esteemed guests of the silver screen, society’s finest and leading influencers, as they partied the night away at Lavish weekend parties in the 1930’s. Today this space is the perfect setting for dinner for up to 100 guests or a drinks reception for up to 100 guests. The Salon provides breath-taking views of the scenic moat and parklands and includes a grand 16th century French Caen fireplace creating the perfect setting for any reception or dinner. 



100 Dinner

100 Standing Reception

Thorpe Hall & Yellow Drawing Room

The Thorpe Hall and Yellow Drawing Room are the perfect pre-dinner drinks reception rooms with original interior features from Lady Baillie’s era. Let guests explore these rooms filled with character and charm as they enjoy a cocktail reception and canapes before heading for dinner. 



200 Standing Reception across the drawing rooms, library and dining room.

The Maiden’s Tower
The Maiden’s Tower is an elegant 16th-century building adjacent to the castle on the Castle Island. It is a glamorous self-contained venue with two event spaces perfect for day time meetings and conference, lunches, evening celebrations with overnight accommodation.  In fine weather, the French doors can be opened onto the garden, offering private outdoor space. The Tower can be used throughout the day and is entirely separate from the day visitor route, with good disabled access to all facilities on the ground floor.

Five en-suite bedrooms offer complete luxury for delegates. If you require further accommodation for your guests, the nearby Stable Courtyard offers 15 additional bedrooms.

26 Boardroom
80 Theatre style
26 U-shaped

The Long Gallery

20 Boardroom style 
80 theatre style
20 Seated Dinner
140 Standing Reception across the Long Gallery and Tudor Hall

The Tudor hall


26 Boardroom style 

40 Cabaret

80 theatre style

26 in U-Shape seating. 

80 Seated Dinner

140 Standing Reception across the Long Gallery and Tudor Hall

Fairfax Barn
With sweeping views from its terrace across the moat to the castle, there are few better locations in Kent than The Fairfax Barn for an evening of merriment. The Fairfax Hall is the ideal setting for hosting evening receptions and dinners. The adjoining Terrace Room can be used for drinks receptions and dancing, with doors that lead out onto the terrace where guests can mingle on a summer’s evening as they view the floodlit Castle. 

Whether you are hosting a team celebration, seasonal party or awards ceremony, the Fairfax Barn accommodates up to 180 for a reception and dinner or 250 for a standing reception. The Fairfax Hall is available in the evenings from 7pm. 

The adjoining Stable Courtyard Bedrooms can be reserved for overnight accommodation, or for those wishing to stay longer, you can book a holiday cottage on the estate.

180 Dinner & Dancing
250 Standing Reception

The Garden House
The Garden house at Leeds Castle is situated in the estate’s Culpepper Garden, originally the site of the Castle’s kitchen garden and the former home of many Leeds Castle Head Gardeners in the past.

The refurbishment of Garden House has been carefully done to preserve its historical charm while also offering contemporary elegance and comfort. The meeting room in the Garden House is an ideal venue for seminars, presentations, and conferences. With a capacity to seat up to 18 delegates boardroom style, it provides a professional and intimate setting for business events.

The venue provides AV equipment, ensuring that presentations and seminars run seamlessly. Additionally, inclusive Wi-Fi is available, allowing delegates to stay connected and productive during their time at Leeds Castle, and The Garden House is equipped with modern amenities, tea and coffee making facilities, and a private bathroom.


18 Boardroom

Battel Hall 
Battel Hall within the grounds of Leeds Castle offers a secluded and luxurious environment for your company meeting, retreat or team building event. Perfect for self-contained events and stays. The option to use one of our accredited caterers will ensure your every need is catered for, with the added benefit of the Leeds Castle estate on your doorstep. 

For larger conferences and meetings held at Leeds Castle itself, Battel Hall provides a perfect breakout space and added premium accommodation in 5 ensuite rooms. The adjacent grade two listed Battel Hall Oast offers a bathroom and two bedrooms should further accommodation be required.

Battel Hall offers a beautiful private garden perfect for summer receptions and celebrations with the option to host up to 30 guests. 


14  Boardroom

30  Lunch (informal)

14  Dinner seated or 30 informal 

30  Reception


Looking to host a large number of guests for your event? Our exceptional marquee could be the perfect choice. Bring up to 500 guests together in the most glamorous of settings.

You’ll be celebrating in the spectacular grounds of Leeds Castle, a place that has welcomed Royalty and the upper echelons of English society for 900 years. 

Marquee receptions are lavish, breathtaking and grand. The detail, of course, is up to you. We’ll be here every step of the way to support and make your event come to realisation.


Cedar Lawn - 500 guests
The Pavilion lawn – 250 guests

Day Delegate Package

Hold a day meeting at Leeds Castle for £89 per person + VAT
Available in the Castle and Maiden’s Tower.


  • Room hire
  • Buffet lunch and two servings of tea/coffee
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Notepads and pens
  • Still and sparkling water
  • Use of the private garden


24 Hour Delegate Package
Hold a 24-hour meeting at Leeds Castle for £375 per person + VAT
Available in the Castle and Maiden’s Tower.


  • Room hire
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Three-course dinner
    Buffet lunch and two servings of tea/coffee
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Notepads and pens
  • Still and sparkling water

Corporate Experiences & Activities 

Why not offer your delegates the option to immerse themselves in a range of activities and team building exercises? Meet the monarchs of the sky with Falconry, take part in Go Ape, a Segway Castle tour or unwind on our 9-hole golf course and much more.


Falconry: A falcon swooping down and landing on your gloved hand is an exceptional experience. At Leeds Castle the falconry team welcomes corporate groups to learn first-hand about birds of prey, to venture out into the parkland to fly them and bring them back to your own gauntlet.


Go Ape: Let your team loose at Go Ape forest adventure where they can climb trees, cross rope bridges and zip wire to the ground at amazing speeds. Work together in teams to overcome challenges, get to know each other better, promote interdependency and gain a real sense of achievement, whilst having fun at all levels.


Segway Castle Tour: The ultimate meeting refresher is a tour of the magnificent grounds on a Segway personal transporter. Besides being lots of fun and surprisingly easy to ride, this tour offers opportunities to enjoy views of the Castle that are rarely afforded to day visitors.


9-hole Golf Course: The Castle’s scenic 9-hole, par 33 golf course is a popular choice to entertain clients or as part of a longer conference stay. Its combination of blind tees, strategically placed bunkers and medieval moat provide challenging and rewarding holes from start to finish.


Adventure Golf: Looking for a friendly competition for your team building day out? The Leeds Castle Adventure Golf course will challenge your colleagues across 12 holes as they uncover mini versions of the Castle and attractions. So get ready to test your skills!


Archery: A fun and instructive archery event for groups large and small, where teams learn how to shoot arrows accurately and then compete in the Leeds Castle archery tournament.


Murder Mystery: Who isn’t going to be leaving Leeds Castle alive? As actors help to set the scene, immerse yourself in this truly interactive evening of dinner theatre where you decide just how involved you want to be. The emphasis is on having fun and solving the crime as a team.


The Maze & Grotto: Hire the Leeds Castle Maze for the perfect team building activity! challenge your team to find the middle and stand tall at the centre! Who will win the ultimate bragging rights for the rest of the day? Once you’ve found your way, embark on a mythical journey underground to discover twists and turns.

Leeds Castle is thrilled to offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to stay overnight in the Castle’s prestigious bedrooms. Immerse yourself in history and indulge in a truly unforgettable experience filled with elegance, opulence, and enchantment.

Options for your Leeds Castle stay include bed and breakfast, glamping, Lakeside Lodges and an exclusive manor house escape.

State & Battlement Bedrooms
Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes and glamorous surroundings, these resplendent accommodations promise a truly unparalleled stay. Our State Bedrooms where Lady Baillie’s guests, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Winston Churchill and even Charlie Chaplin once stayed, transport you back in time to a realm of regal grandeur and uncompromising luxury and The Battlement Bedrooms which were created to house the staff of Lady Baillie’s guests.

Battel Hall & The Oast
A wonderfully luxurious escape to the Kentish countryside. Battel Hall offers a sumptuous environment for gathering colleagues, friends or family.
This is not your average holiday cottage stay with comfortable drawing rooms full of character, an oak-panelled dining room with seating for up to 14 guests, five exquisite bedrooms with equally exceptional en-suites. This luxury home includes an additional annex accommodation, Battel Hall Oast. Overlooking beautiful private gardens, this beautiful two double bedroom apartment can be booked in conjunction with the main manor house or on its own.

Leeds Castle Stable Courtyard 
The cosy Stable Courtyard offers a selection of individually designed en-suite bedrooms, furnished to provide a comfortable and relaxing stay. Set within the gardens of the Estate where you are free to explore the grounds in the evening once the gates have been closed to day visitors.

Maiden’s Tower 
The 16th century Maiden’s Tower offers five stunning bedrooms with breath-taking views of the Castle and en-suite bathrooms, all beautifully decorated in period style with a contemporary twist.

Lakeside Lodges
The Lakeside Lodges are designed to provide an exceptional level of comfort, tranquillity, and premium accommodation. Furthermore, they boast modern amenities, ensuring a seamless and comfortable stay. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, they offer a perfect blend of contemporary design and timeless charm. All the while harmonising with the picturesque surroundings. The exclusive highlight of these holiday cabin lodges is the magnificent view they afford over the Great Water. 

Book Tickets


Battel Hall - 14 - - - -
Boardroom - 16 - - - -
Castle Dining Room & Library10030 - 8030 -
Fairfax Hall180 - - - - -
Maiden's Tower8026 - 8026 -
Marquees - - - - - -
The Garden House - 18 - - - -
The Long Gallery - 20 - 80 - -
The Salon100 - - - - -
The Tudor Hall - 26 - 802640


Battel Hall Boardroom
Boardroom Boardroom
Castle Dining Room & Library Banqueting
Castle Dining Room & Library Boardroom
Castle Dining Room & Library Theatre
Castle Dining Room & Library U-Shaped
Fairfax Hall Banqueting
Maiden's Tower Banqueting
Maiden's Tower Boardroom
Maiden's Tower Theatre
Maiden's Tower U-Shaped
The Garden House Boardroom
The Long Gallery Boardroom
The Long Gallery Theatre
The Salon Banqueting
The Tudor Hall Boardroom
The Tudor Hall Cabaret
The Tudor Hall Theatre
The Tudor Hall U-Shaped


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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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