First built in the castle became a royal palace for Edward I and Eleanor of Castile in who added the successive gatehouse defences of the barbican. It was later transformed by Henry VIII for Catherine of Aragon.
Leeds Castle - Kent, England, built on islands in a lake formed by the River Len to the east of the village of Leeds, dates back to in 1278 the castle came into the hands of King Edward I for whom it became a favorite residence
Escape the hustle-bustle of London for a day and travel to the English countryside for a tour of Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Dover. Enjoy a private viewing of beautiful Leeds Castle before the doors open to the public, get an exclusive tou
Leeds Castle, Kent, built in 1119 by Robert de Crevecoeur as a Norman stronghold, descended through the de Crevecoeur family until the In the castle became the property of King Edward I and a gloriette with apartments for the king and queen was added.
The original wooden castle was replaced by a fortified stone castle in An important feature of Leeds Castle is its access to the River Len. Leeds Castle occupies three islands surrounded by an artificial lake.