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Mountfitchet Castle

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12 Grove Hill | Stanstead, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
+44 1279 813237
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Better than expected

Visited with my 2 year old son. I was surprised how much we enjoyed the castle. It seemed like it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nicki_t_1987
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Portsmouth
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Boring, not very big, cheesy and expensive

I have visited this place with my family today. The tickets are very expensive for what it is..£11... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mattid
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“toy museum” (227 reviews)
“haunted house” (39 reviews)
“norman village” (24 reviews)
LOCATION
12 Grove Hill | Stanstead, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
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+44 1279 813237
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"toy museum"
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"haunted house"
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"norman village"
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"animals roaming"
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"norman times"
in 8 reviews
"star wars"
in 11 reviews
"educational fun"
in 5 reviews
"free roaming"
in 5 reviews
"medieval times"
in 5 reviews
"pay and display car park"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 24 reviews
"step back in time"
in 8 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 4 reviews
"young children"
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"mobility problems"
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"great attraction"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 2 year old son. I was surprised how much we enjoyed the castle. It seemed like it was going to be really gimmicky but the recreation meant you could imagine more easily what it would have been like when the castle was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this place with my family today. The tickets are very expensive for what it is..£11 pounds for adults and £9 pounds for children no matter the age! The all place it’s not huge and in an hour at a push you have...More

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StanstedGoldie1967, Owner at Mountfitchet Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I don't normally reply to reviews on here but i felt very compelled to reply to yours and its completely full of false and misleading information to potential future visitors . Firstly we do not charge for children under 3 years old and never have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a long layover at Stanstead airport and decided to make the best of it by visiting this castle. This was a whole day event for our family. It is like stepping back in time to a village from the Middle Ages. The descriptions...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met some friends at Montfitchet Castle with their young family too and it's safe to say we were all impressed. The kids (all less than 10 years old) were entertained by either the catapult demonstration, climbing Watchtowers, chasing chickens or collecting stamps for a reward....More

1  Thank IPedley
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would give it 3.5 stars if I could. Spent an afternoon here on a semi-rainy day and it was enjoyed both by us and our 8 year old. What we liked: *We loved feeding the animals. The deer are so soft, and the chickens have...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What an educational thing to do while visiting Stansted Mountfitchet. This can be for all ages. Feeding the animals is a must!

2  Thank Chloe_foodlover
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Great place to take kids. Loved looking around at everything. They had a trebuchet that the children were allowed to use to launch water bombs - great fun. My son enjoyed feeding the different birds and goats that wandered freely. Quite eye opening of how...More

3  Thank Joeykins37a
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Just been to Mountfitchet Castle & Toy Museum with the kids (6 and 9) for an Easter hols day out. There's loads to see & do - we did the Easter trail, which meant exploring the whole site including the Toy Museum, and it kept...More

2  Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

At a loss for something to do over a chilly, damp Easter, we found this on the web and decided to give it a go. First impressions? We were initially surprised by the urban location. Plenty of car parking – free on the day we...More

2  Thank Tophiller
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The place is very nice and educational. Good place to go with family especially if you have children.

1  Thank Radu E
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Heather B
12 September 2017|
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Response from Toni1510 | Reviewed this property |
Adults: £10.50 Children: (3-13yrs) £8.50 OAPs: £10.00 To visit the Haunted Manor in the Toy Museum there is a small extra charge of £1.00 per person.
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TheDgbys
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Response from StanstedGoldie1967 | Property representative |
not sure uttlesford council will know its their car park
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Keith W
6 March 2017|
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Adults £10.50 Children £8.50
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