Four new events are planned for Hever Castle next year, all incorporated in the entrance price.
Merrie England Weekend in May sees the Kent castle come to life as Henry VIII and his courtiers descend for a weekend of Tudor fun, with craftsmen of the period demonstrating their trades.
The Best of British Garden Festival in June offers a week of patriotic celebration, introducing the new Hever Castle Rose.
Country Life at the castle in September will feature demonstrations of rural crafts, bee keeping and rare breed hens as well as the popular Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition.
In October, the castle holds its first Harvest Gold event, when groups will see the castle rooms filled with autumnal floral displays reflecting the season.
A new exhibition called Hever Castle – A Family Affair will form part of the visitor experience next year, containing information about the families linked with the castle.
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Reference: Travel GBI