Leeds Castle Jousting Tournament

Today I had the pleasure to enjoy a sunny day at Leeds Castle in Kent, England – and to my delight there was also a jousting tournament scheduled.

Sure it was mostly a show for the kids, but swords, lances, shields and galloping horses certainly stoked the fires of my imagination.

Especially as the tournament was held on the wonderful green with the once Norman stronghold (1278) of Leeds castle as a backdrop.

England is littered with these wonderful historical sites whether it is the well maintained Leeds castle or the spectacular ruins of Tintagel (King Arthur’s) Castle high above the sea.

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