Jousting – Summer of Style at Hever Castle

Summer, summer, summertime! At Hever you can unwind – or explore to your heart’s content! Find out what’s on in July at Hever Castle.

With the promise of a warm summer on the horizon, get your diary out and pencil in our upcoming events for a summertime to remember.

Firstly, we are so happy to announce that the Castle, Water Maze and playgrounds have all reopened. Hever Castle’s famous jousting contest will be returning in August and the battle will be as fierce as ever. Woodland Walk is also open so you can watch the butterflies weave in and out of the trees and take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

And when you’ve got a breather to think about yourself, why not treat yourself and a loved one to a delicious Afternoon Tea.

Are you planning a staycation this year? Discover Hever Castle’s luxury Bed & Breakfast and holiday cottage which are based just behind the Castle.

Plus, the Golf Course and dining facilities at The Waterside Bar, Restaurant & Terrace at Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing are now available to both visitors and members.

Jousting at Hever Castle
Butterflies and Woodland Walk 
Cars at the Castle
Castle, Water Maze & Playgrounds open
Afternoon Tea
“We’re Good To Go”
Hever Castle Golf & Wellbeing

The Knights of Royal England return to battle it out at the annual Hever Castle Jousting Tournament. Spectators will be treated to a thrilling show as the brave knights compete for points to find this season’s champion. Witness spectacular displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena complete with Royal Box.

Jousting is taking place on the following dates:

August: 8 & 9, 15 & 16; 22 & 23; 28 – 31

To find out more about the summer jousting tournament, follow the links above.