Leeds Castle to reopen castle building from August Monday 10 and restart bird of prey displays on August 17

Leeds Castle has reopened to visitors and bird of prey displays will take flight next week.

The historic site, popular with families able to return time and again with annual passes, had already opened its grounds, playgrounds, adventure golf, bird of prey centre and Castle View Restaurant.

The Castle itself will reopen to those who have a pre-booked date and time to visit
The Castle itself will reopen to those who have a pre-booked date and time to visit

And from Monday (August 10) the castle itself joined the list of places visitors are able to explore.

Those wishing to come inside the castle will need to book a date in advance online and arrive within their chosen time slot.

From August 17 until September 30 daily free flying displays will also resume in the Falconry Area behind the maze at 1.30pm and 3.30pm each afternoon. The shows last between 30 to 40 minutes and will see a range of birds in action including hawks, a vulture, falcon and owls.

The play areas and adventure golf have now reopened to visitors. Birds of prey displays will begin from August 17.
The play areas and adventure golf have now reopened to visitors. Birds of prey displays will begin from August 17.

However, the maze, punting, Dog Collar Museum, Black Swan Ferry and castle train will remain closed for the time being.

To learn more about visiting Leeds Castle and ticket options, which include annual passes now available for 15 months from date of purchase, please click here.

For more suggestions of things to do with the kids this summer please click here.

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