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Maiden's Tower at Leeds Castle
“Unique, with fine views - luxury rooms successfully blend old and new” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
The Maiden's Tower was built as an annexe to the castle and used for house parties when the castle was still a private residence. Today, it offers five en suite, beautifully appointed bedrooms – all with stunning views and equipped with modern amenities. The venue can be hired for exclusive use for family parties or intimate ceremonies. Breakfast and dinner are served in the 17th-century, oak-beamed Castle View Restaurant. Guests are free to explore the castle, grounds and gardens while in residence. Free parking is provided.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 5
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- relationship with another leisure provider
- Free TV
- DVD Player
- Direct Dial
- Open parking
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
- Afternoon Tea
- Dinner Served
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About the area
The White Cliffs of Dover are an English icon – the epitome of our island heritage and sense of nationhood. They also mark the point where the Kent Downs AONB, that great arc of chalk downland stretching from the Surrey Hills and sometimes known as ‘the Garden of England’, finally reaches the sea. This is a well-ordered and settled landscape, where chalk and greensand escarpments look down into the wooded Weald to the south.
Many historic parklands, including Knole Park and Sir Winston Churchill’s red-brick former home at Chartwell, are also worth visiting. Attractive settlements such as Charing, site of Archbishop Cranmer’s Tudor palace, and Chilham, with its magnificent half-timbered buildings and 17th-century castle built on a Norman site, can be found on the Pilgrim’s Way, the traditional route for Canterbury-bound pilgrims in the Middle Ages.
In the nature reserves, such as the traditionally coppiced woodlands of Denge Wood and Earley Wood, and the ancient fine chalk woodland of Yockletts Bank high on the North Downs near Ashford, it is still possible to experience the atmosphere of wilderness that must have been felt by the earliest travellers along this ancient ridgeway.
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