Groombridge Place: This perfectly preserved moated house on the Kent-Sussex border is not just another theme park. In the Enchanted Forest itself there are the things families seem to love, such as adventure walkways in a double spiral, with pigs and deer running abound. The park's creator, Ivan Hicks, has even carved his own face into a tree." www.bradtguides.com
Leeds Castle, Kent, built in 1119 by Robert de Crevecoeur as a Norman stronghold, descended through the de Crevecoeur family until the 1260s. In 1278, the castle became the property of King Edward I and a gloriette with apartments for the king and queen was added.