Leeds Castle  

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Leeds CastleLeeds Castle, built upon two islands in a lake, dates from the 9th century and was a favourite home of medieval queens. Henry VIII converted it from a stronghold to a royal palace but the most recent restoration was in the 1920s when the present collection of art, furniture and tapestries was assembled. There is a unique Dog Collar Museum in the gatehouse. The surrounding parkland has a vineyard, maze, duckery, golf course, aviaries, gardens, shops and a restaurant. There are also many major events throughout the year.


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Pubs near Leeds Castle

The best pubs near London Leeds Castle.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 31.9 miles from Leeds Castle
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 32 miles from Leeds Castle
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jam Circus
London > Nightlife > Pubs
330-332 Brockley Road, SE4 | 32.2 miles from Leeds Castle
After a fire gutted the building in December 2012, Jam Circus re-opens on 7th November 2013 welcoming back Brockley drinkers with its wide selection of ales, ... More

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