Opening Times & Prices

Mountfitchet Castle is currently closed for the winter period reopening again for the 2021 season on Saturday 13th March

We open every day from Saturday 13th March 2021 until Sunday 7th November including all weekends and bank holidays. 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Please note – the Museum closes at 4.45pm. (from 1st Nov 2021 the Castle will close at 4.00pm (3.45pm for the Museum) to coincide with the end of British Summer Time)

Last Admission is 4.00pm.
We recommend a minimum of 2 hours to ensure you enjoy the full extent of our complex.
Please try and arrive as early as you can to achieve maximum value for money
(Please note that from 1st Nov 2021 the Castle complex will close at 4.00pm to coincide with the end of British Summer Time. Therefore, the last admission time will be 3.00pm.)

Castle Opening Times

Admission Prices

Ticket price includes entrance to

Mountfitchet Castle, The House on the Hill Museum and the Dinosaur Encounters
  • Adults £13.50
  • Children (3-13yrs) £11.00
  • OAP's £13.00

To visit the Haunted Manor in the Museum there is a small extra charge of £1.00 per person.

School & Group visits see the school & group visits section of this website or enquire for party rates on 01279 813237.

DISABLED ACCESS: We regret that Disabled Access at the Castle is limited. Please read our Disabled Access Notice for full details.

DOGS: As there are numerous animals roaming freely within the grounds, we regret that we are unable to allow dogs at the Castle.

We advise booking an hourly entry time slot if possible to avoid queuing. Payment will be taken on arrival. Book your arrival slot on 01279 813237.