Hever Castle is one of the most remarkable historic houses in Britain.
It’s got 700 years of turbulent history, marked by glitz and glamour as
well as decline and fall. In this video, History Hit presenter Alice Loxton gives you a whirlwind tour of the castle and shows you some of her favourite bits.
From the special lock Henry VIII had fitted to his bedroom door while he was courting Anne Boleyn, to William Waldorf Astor's hidden champagne closet, this castle has plenty of secrets to discover.