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Christmas At Hever Castle 2023/2024

Hever Rd, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NG
Date and Time
18 November 2023 - 1 January
Included with admission


This Christmas at Hever Castle, spend quality time with loved ones and enjoy a seasonal experience to remember, now in its 17th year. The magical Christmas Lights experience starts from 16:00 when you can wrap up warm and enjoy a walk under the stars to explore the grounds. Witness the enchantment of the Castle, gardens and lake festooned with fabulous colours and twinkling lights, capturing the spirit of Christmas.

Tickets on sale:
• Tickets are now on sale to Annual Members and the general public.
• Pre-booked tickets must be booked online.
• We cannot take bookings over the phone.

In the period 18 Nov – 1 Jan, please note that:
• Only Christmas tickets are available – all tickets include access to the Castle & Gardens).
• Pre-booking is essential for Father Christmas and recommended for admission to avoid disappointment and to save money.
• Tickets will remain in your basket for 20 mins for you to complete your purchase. After this time, they will automatically go back on sale.
• Twilight Tickets are charged at a premium rate and are chargeable to annual members (see prices below).

Before booking, you must read the Important Information below.

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• You can book Daytime or Twilight tickets.
• Please select your grounds entry time.
• Children’s tickets to visit Father Christmas must include ‘Father Christmas’ in the description and will include your Grotto entry time. This will be later than your grounds entry time.

Opening Times

  • Please arrive at the grounds at the time slot you have booked.
  • Time slots for admission are at 15 minute intervals.
  • Twilight Tickets for entry after 16:00 are charged at a premium rate.
  • When booking a Father Christmas ticket, entry to the Grotto will be at a later time than grounds admission. This will be shown on the ticket selected. The latest admission time for Father Christmas tickets is 17:30.

Last exit times shown are for exit from the grounds not for individual activities. All other times can be found in the information above.

Christmas Prices

  • Parking is free.
  • Booking fees apply.
  • Twilight Tickets for entry after 16:00 are charged at a premium rate.

See here for any other ticket types not mentioned above.

Event organiser is Hever Castle & Gardens.

Disclaimer: All information was correct when the listing was prepared. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.

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