A Royal Garden Celebration

Join us in a week that focuses on the unveiling of the new Princess Alexandra Gardens. Learn about landscape design and take special tours through newly planted areas of the gardens with the expert team at Leeds Castle.

‘The Princess Alexandra Gardens’ Unveiling: 25th June

Witness Patron of The Leeds Castle Foundation, HRH Princess Alexandra unveil a commemorative plaque to formally open ‘The Princess Alexandra Gardens’, previously known as the Woodland Gardens.
As part of an exciting ongoing project celebrating the Castle’s 900th anniversary year, the newly named Princess Alexandra Gardens have been separated into six diverse new areas including an Oriental Garden and Jungle Garden. Working with exterior landscape consultants, the gardens are being developed over the course of five years.
During the Royal visit, HRH Princess Alexandra will also oversee the laying of a time capsule on the Castle Island, to be opened in one hundred years’ time.

‘The 900 year garden: the south-east, the middle-east and the far-east’ Guided Walks: 24th June (2pm) & 25th June (11am)

Matt Jackson, who is leading the redesign of the gardens, will be giving a fascinating guided walk through the gardens and parkland. Join Matt as he points out the 900 year landscape history, bringing it to life as you walk the new gardens with him, to see what has been developed for the 21st Century and how the project will continue to shape the ancient landscape.

Woodland Walk: 24th & 28th June

An informative and historical Woodland Walk with one of the Grounds team.

Garden Talks: 26th, 27th & 28th June (11.30am)

Pick up some fantastic gardening tips from the Castle’s Head Gardener and his team with our fascinating gardening talks. Learn how to care for herbaceous perennials, grow successful bedding plants in pots and containers and get some tips on how to look after hardy exotics.

Garden Bingo: 29th & 30th June

Younger visitors can join in the gardening fun with ‘Garden Bingo’ through the Leeds Castle gardens.

Pricing Information

This event is included with the price of admission.

Leeds Castle admission tickets grant free repeat visits for a whole year from the date of issue (excluding promotional offers and group/education tickets). Tickets can be used multiple times, including a programme of events and activities throughout the year (excluding special ticketed events).
Small additional charges may apply to activities at some events.


Valid until 31st December 2019

Admission Tickets Admission Tickets with online discount* Freedom Pass
Adults £26 £25 £34
Senior Citizens (aged 65+) £24 £23 £32
Students £24 £23.50 £32
Children (aged 4-15) £17.50 £16.50 £25.50
Visitor with disability – Adult + Free Carer £23 £22 £31
Visitor with disability – Child (4-15) + Free Carer £14.50 £13.50 £22.50
Infants (under 4 years) FREE FREE FREE
Family (1 Adult and up to 5 children) £74 £70 n/a
Family (2 Adults and up to 4 children) £74 £70 n/a
Five Year Ticket £100 £100 n/a
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