Hever, Nr Edenbridge, Kent, England, TN8 7NG
Opening times 2013 Main Season: Gardens open at 10.30am; Castle opens at 12.00pm. Feb 18 – 28 (daily) last admission 4pm; final exit 5pm Mar 1 – 31 (Weds-Sun) last admission 4pm; final exit 5pm Apr 1 – Oct 30 (daily) last admission 5pm; final exit 6pm (31 October final exit 5pm) Winter Season: Nov 2 – Dec 24 (Weds-Sun) see website for opening hours Closed Dec 25 and 26, then open daily between Dec 27 and Jan 2 2014
2013 Admission Rates Castle & Gardens: Adult: £15.00 Senior: £12.75 Child (5-15): £8.50 *Family: £38.50 (*2 adults; 2 children or 1 adult; 3 children) Gardens only: Adult: £12.50 Senior: £10.75 Child (5-15): £8.00 *Family: £33.00 (*2 adults; 2 children or 1 adult; 3 children)
over 6 years by Gail Fanning 4 / 5Enjoyed Hever all around: the knights jousting, the family history, the topiary chess garden, the water maze, the rose garden... and so much more. Very crowded the day we were there, but if you stay late you can have some more quiet moments to enjoy.
over 6 years by Adam Hodge 3 / 5An extraordinary place! SO many different styles and yet the most bizarre is the Italian Garden. On can imagine Edwardian ladies and Gentleman promenading along the paths. Many aspects reflect the fabulous wealth of Mr Astor. Many of the little planted gardens to your left as one advances to the lake are so naff its unbelievable, and yet in the middle is a very pleasantly planted garden surronded by a Yew Hedge.
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