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Hever Castle Jousting in July


The popular annual Jousting Tournaments return to Hever Castle on 10 and 11 July. The Knights of Royal England will be entertaining visitors with exhilarating displays of action, stunts, falls and fights in an authentic arena.

Battling it out in the saddle and on foot in one-to-one combat, the valiant knights will then compete for points to find this season’s ultimate champion.

Surrounded by 125 acres of beautiful ground and award-winning gardens, historic Hever Castle provides a picturesque setting for a fantastic day of jousting.

Hever Castle Jousting 2
Watch out you might just lose your head at Hever Castle.

Bring a blanket to watch the tournament from the two acre field or watch the joust in style from the medieval spectator stands. Then choose which knights you support and cheer them to glory.

Jousting tournaments take place at Hever Castle on 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 31 July and 1, 14 & 15, 21 & 22, 27 – 30 August

Enjoy the 125 acre stunning gardens at Hever Castle, the play areas, including the popular Water Maze and the historic Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

Hever Castle & Gardens | Hever | Edenbridge | Kent TN8 7NG | 01732 865224 |

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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