Storm Eunice is feared to force the closure of Kent attractions including Leeds Castle and Bedgebury Pinetum on the final days of midterm


Some of Kent’s biggest tourist attractions close on the last day of mid-term as fears grow over the impact of Storm Eunice.

An Am Amber weather warning for extremely strong winds is in place from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow. February 18

Leeds Castle says it plans to be closed tomorrow due to “severe weather conditions forecast”.

He previously tweeted that today was ‘The calm before the storm…’ and invited visitors to enjoy ‘a walk in the woods with a sprinkling of snowdrops, a sprinkling of daffodils and a bunch of hellebores “.

Leeds Castle. Image: Visit Kent

Other venues to make a quick decision to close was Bedgebury Pinetum.

He tweeted: “Bedgebury will be closed all day on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th February due to a weather warning for high winds.

“We plan to open on Sunday after security checks. Please do not park in front of the entrances.”

As well as Leeds Castle and Bedgebury Pinetum, earlier today the National Trust, which runs Chartwell, Sir Winston Churchill’s family home in Westerham, tweeted to say the historic property would be closed tomorrow due to windy conditions violent expected.

Those planning to visit the country house on Saturday are advised to check if it has reopened.

Parents planning to visit a Kent attraction tomorrow with their children to entertain them should check if the sites are still open.

And here are some of the Kent attractions that could end the February semester for families, including a standout 3D adventure experience of Lewis Carroll’s timeless tale Alice in Wonderland at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in Ashford and jam – packed activities at the Kent Life museum near Maidstone.


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