South East, Kent
Leeds Castle in Kent, just over an hour from London, is a stunning historical venue surrounded by 500 acres of Kentish parkland and formal gardens. The beautiful and tranquil surroundings offer impressive meeting rooms, vast parkland for team-building activities, award-winning banqueting facilities, luxury accommodation, an on-site Falconry Centre, a Golf course, Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and Segway Tours.
The almost 900-year-old Leeds Castle has a roll-call of previous royal owners and was once inhabitited by six medieval queens, Henry VIII and many other historical figures. Today it offers a selection of venues that cater for meetings, conferences, corporate dining and celebrations.
The Castle has been famous for welcoming royalty, politicians and stars of the silver screen to celebrate special events. From intimate dinner parties in the Castle Dining Room, to anniversary banquets and business milestones, there's no better place to hold conferences and celebrations. The Castle offers exclusive packages for you to entertain clients, colleagues and friends in true VIP style.
From top secret World War II discussions to the Northern Ireland Peace Talks, Leeds Castle has always been a tranquil haven for productive meetings and seminars, clear thinking and inspiring ideas.
From Spring 2018 there will also be the chance to hire out the newly restored Battel Hall, a 14th century medieval manor situated on the edge of the Leeds Castle estate.
Whether you wish to entertain clients, reward staff, plan for the future or strengthen your team cohesion - Leeds Castle is the perfect venue to exceed all of your expectations.
Leeds Castle is also now welcoming bookings for conferences and corporate retreats at their newly-restored 14th Century manor-house, Battel Hall. Battel Hall is opening on an exclusive hire basis for the first time in its 700-year history, and is situated on the edge of the Leeds Castle estate amongst 500 acres of Kentish parkland.
With on-site accommodation for up to 14 people, Battel Hall offers a private, idyllic setting in which to relax and enjoy exclusively, with the added benefit of access to Leeds Castle’s estate activities and facilities. There is even the option to have a skilled chef on request to cook you breakfast and dinner throughout your stay. For larger conferences and meetings held at Leeds Castle, Battel Hall also serves as a perfect break out space with premium accommodation for top executives. Further accommodation is available to book within the Castle grounds.
- From £79
- From £325
Maximum Delegate Capacities
- Under 1 mile
- Under 3 miles
- 42.9 Miles
Transport & Parking Facilities
Leeds Castle is located just off Junction 8 of the M20, midway between London
and the Channel Ports, with excellent links to the UK motorway network. 7 miles east of Maidstone, Junction 8 of the M20 motorway just 1 hour from London, 30 minutes from the Channel Tunnel and Channel Ports. Clearly sign posted from all routes - following the brown and white tourist signs. If travelling by train, we recommend travelling to Bearsted Station or Hollingbourne Station.
Official Star Ratings and Awards
- AA Unique B&B of the Year
- 'Venue & Business Tourism Silver Award' - The Beautiful South Awards
- 'Spirit of Kent' Digital Award
- Big Day Out Award
- Luxurious meeting rooms and banqueting halls
- Vast parkland for team-building activities
- Award-winning banqueting facilities
- Luxury accommodation
- On-site Falconry Centre
- Go Ape Tree Top Adventure
- Segway Tours
- Treasure Hunts
- Knight's Glamping
- Yew Tree Maze