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Location address: United Kingdom, Sevenoaks, Hever
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Hever Castle is located in the village of Hever, Kent, near Edenbridge, 30 miles (48 km) south-east of London, England. It began as a country house, built in the 13th century. From 1462 to 1539 it was the seat of the Boleyn, originally ‘Bullen’, family.
The castle has lovely gardens containing a labyrinth. The maze of the castle is very popular with kids. There is a yew maze, planted in 1904. A water maze was added in 1999.
The castle is open for the public from March to November.
Linked characteristics: Child friendly
Hever Castle is a magnificent castle from 1270. It was here that Anne Boleyn grew up.
Linked themes: History