insideKENT Magazine Issue 59 - February 2017 - Page 24

EVENTS ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• BIRDS, BUGS & BEASTS THIS FEBRUARY HALF TERM AT LEEDS CASTLE 11TH TO 19TH FEBRUARY 2017 THIS FEBRUARY HALF TERM, RELY ON LEEDS CASTLE IN KENT TO KEEP YOUR CHILDREN ENTERTAINED AND ENTHRALLED WITH BIRDS, BUGS AND BEASTS. VISIT THE CASTLE TO COME FACE TO FACE WITH OWLS AND STROKE THEIR SOFT FEATHERS, YOU CAN EVEN GET UP CLOSE TO A HOST OF REPTILES AND LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LIVES OF CREEPY CRAWLIES! FUN AND EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD, SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES AND FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY. There are plenty of reasons to visit Leeds Castle again and again with your annual ticket during the February half term (11th to 19th February) from exploring the Yew Maze to conquering the Knight’s Realm and Squires’ Courtyard adventure playgrounds to daily free flying falconry displays. The grounds of the Castle are abundant with beautiful birds to see during your visit from black swans to nuthatch to great crested grebe to name but a few. For fantastic souvenirs and delicious treats don’t forget to pop into the gift shops, cafés and Fairfax Restaurant this half term. A valid admission ticket to Leeds Castle is required for this event. Annual tickets cost £24.50 for adults; £21.50 for seniors and visitors with disabilities (carer goes free); £16.50 for children (under 4s free). Annual tickets are valid for 12 months so you can pay once and visit all year round. For more information on Leeds Castle attractions, activities and events during 2017 visit the website Leeds Castle is located near Maidstone in Kent just off Junction 8 of the M20 and only one hour’s drive from London. Grounds open at 10am daily and the castle is open from 10.30am. Last admission is 3pm and gates close at 5pm (October to March). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 24