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Leeds Castle - public footpath

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tightfisted Fri 29-Dec-06 19:59:20

I know a public footpath does run through Leeds Castle.. Can anyone tell me where the entry point is? Thanks!

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FrayedKnotRoastingOnAnOpenFire Fri 29-Dec-06 20:06:41

Will check map and report back..

FrayedKnotRoastingOnAnOpenFire Fri 29-Dec-06 20:24:47

Well according to my Ordnance Survey map there are several paths and several potential entrances - have never tried any so can't give landmarks, & no idea how accessable they are, given you have to pay to get in.

There should be 3 paths leading off the Ashford Rd, two off Broomfield Rd and a path which leads from Burberry Lane (?).

The path which goes right up to the castle runs horizontally from Burberry Lane to Broomfield Rd.

HTH

tightfisted Fri 29-Dec-06 20:38:24

This is really helpful, thanks! I seem to remember walking in on one of the public footpaths years ago. If you don´t leave the footpath you have every right to access the castle grounds.. Official entry fee is more than 13 quid! Each!

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tightfisted Wed 03-Jan-07 16:58:41

Found it no problem, thanks!

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DaytonA666 Thu 07-Apr-16 16:35:38

You used to be able to walk up to the part where you pay, but then go right and cross a stream via bridge, then go left into the grounds on a public footpath. There are signs to put you off , telling you to stay on the path and saying it is private property I think, which it can be, but that doesn't effect path rights.

billnkaren Sat 09-Mar-19 18:34:38

Drive past the entrance to the castle, about half a mile on the right is a small layby (It's just before sharp right hand bend) PARK . on the left of that bend is a narrow lane, approx. 75/100 yards up that lane on the left is the entrance to the footpath follow the little green markers.

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