Exterior | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Open plan living/dining room/kitchen | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Open plan living/dining room/kitchen | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Open plan living/dining room/kitchen | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Bedroom | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Bedroom | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Bedroom | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Shower room | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Exterior | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Garden | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Surrounding area | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Surrounding area | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Leeds Castle | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage, Maidstone Leeds Castle | Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Keeper’s House, Maidstone

English Country Cottages is part of the cottages.com family

English Country Cottages offers the finest collection of holiday cottages, all chosen for their character, luxury and heritage. This collection is one of many within the cottages.com family and features cottages graded 4 stars and above, all curated by our accommodation experts.
If you can’t find what you are looking for at English Country Cottages, click here to visit Cottages.com and browse over 19,000 properties from all of our collections, all of which are inspected and graded to ensure you find the perfect cottage.

Leeds Castle Holiday Cottages - Weir Cottage

Maidstone , Kent | Property Reference: 27987

Grade3 Star rating
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • Wifi
  • Cot Available
  • Heritage Collection
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
Show features
Prices are per property not per person includes a £30.00 booking fee.
Selected start date
Available start days
Duration days
Unavailable days

2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 268 0785.

Beautifully located within the grounds of Leeds Castle which is at your disposal during your stay in this unique location.

Indulge yourself in a unique holiday cottage experience within the 500-acre parkland estate at Leeds Castle, referred to as ’The loveliest castle in the world’. It is set on two islands on the River Len in the heart of the county of Kent, renowned throughout the world as ’The Garden of England’, and has been fortified for over 900 years. Originally a Norman stronghold, the private property of 6 medieval queens and a palace used by Henry VIII. In the 1930s the castle was a playground for the the rich and famous as Lady Baillie, the last private owner entertained ’high society’ down from London for the weekends. The castle now offers visitors a glimpse of a rich past with a fine collection of art, porcelain and furniture. Within the 500-acre estate are four period holiday cottages, some furnished with antiques from the castle, and handmade drapes made by the castle seamstress. The sheets on the beds are fresh crisp Egyptian cotton and a welcome pack of toiletries is provided.
Access is given enabling entry to the castle and grounds as many times as you like during your stay.
Your ticket also provides access to the Knight’s Realm playground, where children can let off steam. Climb the Maiden’s Tower, joust along the aerial runway and explore the secret tunnels! Lose yourself in the spiralling yew maze and underworld grotto of shells and mythical beasts, plus a turf maze where toddlers and smaller children can play. Take in a free flying falconry display.
Take a picnic or stroll around the gardens which you can explore long after the daily guests to the castle and grounds have gone home. Additional activities that incur an extra cost include 9-hole golf, a hot air balloon flight (1st Apr-1st Nov), Go Ape! zip wire adventure, a Segway tour, a ride on Elsie the Castleland train or hop aboard the Black Swan Ferry Boat. Then visit the castle shop for a special gift to return home with.
Keepers House, (ref 27985), formerly the gamekeeper’s house, dates back several hundred years, and is located in a hidden valley in the castle grounds. It has a courtyard which overlooks the River Len and can be booked with adjoining Weir Cottage to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Weir Cottage (ref 27987) is a perfect riverside hideaway for a couple. It was originally the game store and can be booked with adjoining Keepers House to accommodate up to 12 guests. Fishing can be arranged for Keepers House and Weir Cottage.
Knight’s Cottage (ref 27986) is a fine example of an Edwardian cottage and is located within a secluded position within the grounds of Leeds Castle and enjoys views over the vineyard and woodland.
Guests are just a stone’s throw away from the medieval-style Knights glamping site, giving guests the choice of booking friends and family into the tents.
The Guards House (ref 27988) dates back to the Regency period from around 1810, and was originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks. Interconnecting with neighbouring cottages, this traditional Grade ll listed Kentish cottage has thick rag stone walls and an unusual curved wooden front door.
Located 5 miles from Maidstone the cottages are ideally placed for exploring beautiful villages, historic castles, houses and market towns. Kent boasts award-winning beaches. Indulge in some local oysters at Whitstable or spot seals off Herne Bay. Canterbury with its historic cathedral is a short drive or head towards Ashford for some discounted designer retail therapy. Kent also provides good road and rail access to London for further sightseeing opportunities. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 double (5ft) bedroom with sloping ceiling. Can be booked with Keeper’s House (ref 27985) to accommodate up to 12 guests.

Electric heaters and NSH included. Electric cooker. Fenced garden with terrace and furniture. Fishing in pond. Parking (1 car). NB: Access via shared driveway.

All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Wi-fi. Shared 500-acres parkland. Barbecue. No smoking. NB: Lake, river and weir in grounds.

Read property description
image/svg+xml

What do our customers say?

6.5 out of 10 – based on 2 reviews collected by ReeVoo