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Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Kent

Leeds Castle has perhaps a more interesting past than others given its many owners but none of them seemed as interesting as its last owner, Lady Baillie. She invested a great deal of her fortune restoring the castle to its rightful glory which is obvious when you walk the rooms inside. She owned Leeds Castle from 1926 – 1974 and it was interesting to learn about how she added a pool, cinema and other entertaining facilities we would add to our own homes to a castle that was once home to Kings and Queens of the past.

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5 Responses to Leeds Castle

  1. EUROTRIPTIPS April 5, 2012 at 1:59 PM #

    Beautiful. I almost went to Leeds Castle in February on a daytrip, but opted for Warwick Castle in the end. Not that I am disappointed with my choice, but I really hope to go to Leeds Castle eventually!

  2. BROCK - BACKPACK WITH BROCK April 5, 2012 at 3:42 PM #

    Beautiful! What an excellent place to be.

  3. GOODY April 6, 2012 at 12:30 PM #

    Stunning shot! It makes me wanna to go to to leeds as I’haven’t been there yet!

  4. MARK April 12, 2012 at 3:16 PM #

    Liz is passionate about the area you so eloquently described and runs walking tours around some of the places you mentioned and many others. You would have had a good deal more to write about had she taken you around I reckon.

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