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Mountfitchet Castle

#1 of 8 things to do in Stansted Mountfitchet Features Animals
12 Grove Hill | Stanstead, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
+44 1279 813237
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Worth a visit.

The castle is a recreation of a Norman Castle which once occupied the site and as such is a bit... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Steve R
Yaxham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent Day Out

There is so much to do here for all ages, we went as a couple but will be returning with our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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12 Grove Hill | Stanstead, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
+44 1279 813237
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The castle is a recreation of a Norman Castle which once occupied the site and as such is a bit uppy-downy as most castles are- I understand the comments of the less mobile but it's a motte and Bailey castle- they weren't flat. Sadly given...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is so much to do here for all ages, we went as a couple but will be returning with our children (10 & 14) who we know will both love it. There were so many different interests catered for here alongside the brilliant hands...More

Thank AlyBrignull
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went with the grandchildren and apart from a quick shower the weather was lovely. Apart from the toilet in the toy museum there was only one other which was near the entrance. We used the disabled one as we could all get in together!!...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These days finding somewhere to have a family day out without remortgaging is very hard. This place has it in the bag , a Norman castle , toy museum and hand tame animals to feed . As a family of four with a 13 year...More

Thank Robin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent combination attraction, history and entertainment combo, well worth the visit, photographs opportunity and healthy exercise, refreshments, and friendly staff

Thank mrsmoothie2005
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my husband and other family members expecting that I would be able to see most of the place. I was very disappointed to find that so much of it was inaccessible for me. At every place I have been to in the...More

1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice day out, and if you've got little ones I'm sure it is a whole lot better, but I just found that there was not that much going on. The village was interesting, but once you've walked round there and fed the odd...More

Thank Calum O
StanstedGoldie1967, Owner at Mountfitchet Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Surprised to be honest at your review, we have so much going on here every day over the summer, we fire our catapult twice a day plus various interactive displays and not to mention hands on exhibits to take part in . The toy museum...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Along with the toy museum it made for a full day out. Lots to see, take your time and enjoy the surroundings and wildlife. One thing I really like here is the child friendliness and hands on approach. Really enjoyed seeing the trebuchet in action.

Thank TheDgbys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant family day out. All staff were very welcoming and when you get there they give each child a travellers passport to collect stamps. Once all stamps collected they give each child a gift and medal. We also watched and joined in...More

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

go visit its amazing place for all the family , looks like the people below have never visited as thier reviews are frankly stupid because this place is amazing and a real gem . a five star day out ****

Thank racheal1967
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6 August 2017|
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Response from StanstedGoldie1967 | Property representative |
not sure uttlesford council will know its their car park
Keith W
7 March 2017|
Response from alannevillenz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot remember the prices. Suggest you look at their web-site.
Addie H
15 January 2016|
Response from Neharather |
its open