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Mountfitchet Castle

12 Grove Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
+44 1279 813237
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Day out

Had a nice day out with my little daughter at the castle however this was after the noisy kids from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Lovely Place for Families

This is an ideal place for families to spend 3 or 4 hours. The children can run around the village... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Braintree, United Kingdom
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12 Grove Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
+44 1279 813237
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice day out with my little daughter at the castle however this was after the noisy kids from a primary school had gone. Felt sorry for the animals who were being chased and shouted at by the kids. Don't the teachers teach the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an ideal place for families to spend 3 or 4 hours. The children can run around the village looking at the different 'houses' and can feed the animals. There is a picnic area or you can eat inside. A very interesting area and...More

Thank 476oliver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historical heraldic accounts told of a Fitch Castle in Essex so I decided to claim my birthright. The polite staff laughed, no deed, no discounted ticket , no castle. My birthright consisted of a few stones which i gave to my three sons in the...More

Thank donfitch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We honestly just had such a lovely day here. The animals are so sweet (you can buy food for them - i went back for more because the birds were hilarious) and the Normal village is a bit like a detailed film set with lots...More

Thank Toasty199
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been over 30 years since my last visit to Mountfitchet Castle and it is still as magnificent today as it was back then. The openness of the site makes a visit so much more enjoyable then a 'closed in' castle. Wander through the...More

Thank Vince H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely day out! A bit of history, some tame animals and a toy museum, what's not to like? The food on offer, expensive and very low quality, £3 for a tinned hotdog in a bun, no thanks, just bring your own picnic...More

1  Thank youknowthescore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not only great value it's a great family day out and extremely helpful by teaching all of us how to respect animals. You have lots of fun in the many different areas mixed in with goats , deer, peecocks turkeys etc. Staff are...More

Thank Jeffalp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mountfitchet castle in Stansted Essex is a wonderful place to visit. They have recreated the castle so you can see what it would have been like to live there. It is lovely to see the animals roaming freely and well cared for. The entrance...More

Thank wjthomas012
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The castle and the reconstructed Norman features were excellent and my wife and I were gripped by all the descriptions of how the people of 1066 lived - from the baron in the manor house to the poor people in their hovels. The animals and...More

1  Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday with my 6yr old and 14yr old and this actually managed to encourage the teenagers face away from his phone screen for a bit!! I was surprised at how good this place was. Entrance was reasonable £45 for the 4 of...More

3  Thank Sarah B
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Keith W
What is the cost
6 March 2017|
Response from alannevillenz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot remember the prices. Suggest you look at their web-site.
Addie H
Hello, I was planning on visiting next week - are you open? I just read a review stating that you have 'winter closure'. Look forward to your reply, thanks!!
15 January 2016|
Response from Neharather |
its open