The historic Leeds Castle is a breath-taking film location just under an hour from London.
Set in the Kent countryside, the 900-year-old Castle is surrounded by 500-acres of parkland, woodland and formal gardens. Offering a versatile film location with grand interiors, Leeds Castle is located just one hour from London, and 30 minutes from the Channel Tunnel and Channel Ports.
The Castle boasts a mixture of both medieval and grand 1930s interior, and has a wide variety of facilities on the estate available for use. In addition to offering one of the finest Castles in England, there are a variety of meadows, formal lawns and gardens, with ancient trees and mixed woodland running alongside the River Len.
From punting on the Castle’s moat, the on-site Falconry Centre and 18-hole golf course, to an underworld grotto and maze made up of 2,400 yew trees; Leeds Castle has everything your production requires and more. The evening restaurant, on-site accommodation and holiday cottages also ensure both comfort and convenience for overnight film productions.
Leeds Castle offers flexibility and ample space to accommodate large crews, and their experienced teams are always on hand to help with your filming requirements. Film crews can make use of the Castle’s helicopter landing facilities, hard-standing parking suitable for Unit Base, cast, crew and SA parking. There are also rooms available to hire for production meetings with free Wi-Fi.
From the book-lined Library, Castle Dining Room and Banqueting Hall - with an open fireplace and large bay windows - to the 12th century cellar sat within the foundations of the Castle; there are dozens of Castle rooms to suit your filming requirements. The Maiden’s Tower, adjacent to the Castle also offers luxury bedrooms and ideal meeting spaces and/or rooms suitable for green room use.
Whatever the filming and photography requirement, Leeds Castle’s 900 years of history provides a captivating backdrop for your next production.
Leeds Castle is approximately 1 hour from Shepperton Studios and 1 hour 20 minutes from Pinewood Studios.
Key Words for Leeds Castle:
- Country Estate
- Rolling countryside
- Formal Gardens
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