5 episodes

In its 900-year history, Leeds Castle hasn’t always been the peaceful haven it is today. It’s seen more than its fair share of sieges, beheadings and intrigues, and hosted many a royal banquet and riotous party. In celebration of its 900th anniversary, Robert Bathurst (history enthusiast and star of Cold Feet & Downton Abbey) takes you through highlights from the castle’s fascinating history. Each episode, lasting between 15 and 20 minutes, focuses on particular events or periods at Leeds Castle when it found itself at the epicentre of significant political and cultural developments.

Leeds Castle's History Highlights Leeds Castle

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 16 Ratings

In its 900-year history, Leeds Castle hasn’t always been the peaceful haven it is today. It’s seen more than its fair share of sieges, beheadings and intrigues, and hosted many a royal banquet and riotous party. In celebration of its 900th anniversary, Robert Bathurst (history enthusiast and star of Cold Feet & Downton Abbey) takes you through highlights from the castle’s fascinating history. Each episode, lasting between 15 and 20 minutes, focuses on particular events or periods at Leeds Castle when it found itself at the epicentre of significant political and cultural developments.

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

swee203 ,

Wonderful!

Fantastic insight, and Bathurst's narration makes for very easy listening. I remember visiting Leeds Castle as a child and have just discovered this series - excellent stuff.

hilaryeyre ,

Great stories

Enjoyed these highly digestible stories, and Bathurst’s easy going narrative. More please!

Shanedguy ,

Fabulous Insight

What a great way of highlighting Leeds Castle's history. The mixture of Robert Bathurst and the experts keeps the listener entertained with facts, figures and a little intelligent humour. Well done!

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