Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village

Come along to this award-winning Medieval Motte and Bailey Castle and Norman Village and travel back in time to Norman England of 1066.

Meet our friendly animals that roam freely throughout the 10 acre site which love to be hand fed!

Young girl with fallow deer

Medieval times

Wander in and out of the many houses that teach you about medieval times, view the scenes, smell the log fires burning and hear the church bell tolling serenely across the grounds.

Interactive Experiences

There are many interactive experiences for visitors making it fun for all the family.

You can try out being put in the stocks, or being locked in the cage or in the prison!

There are wooden horses to ride and practise your jousting, along with real armour to wear and feel the weight of!

There is a millstone to grind and there is also a chance to test your target practise and much more!

Medieval helmets
fallow deer at wooden castle

Towers to climb

Across the site there are siege weapons to view across the castle such as battering rams and catapults and many towers to climb where you can view across the whole castle and pretend to be on guard from the enemy!

Explore the darker side of Medieval life

Don’t forget to visit The Darkside of Medieval Life where you can venture into the tunnels and see sights such as The Rat Catcher and The Alchemist at work!

and so much more...

Also within the Castle complex is the world famous House on the Hill Museum, and guarding the entrance into the Museum are our life size Animatronic Dinosaurs, in the dinosaur park.

You also have the option of seeing how brave you are by entering our Haunted Manor which can be found in the museum!

Stocks at Mountfitchet Castle