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Mountfitchet Castle

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Address: 12 Grove Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
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A great day out!

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... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 and go, because the rest is a perfect fame day out!

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Thank youknowthescore
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 amazingly friendly and helpful. Thoroughly recommend it.

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1 Thank Jeffalp
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 price includes a visit to the toy museum as well which is a fantastic place... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 many different breeds of chicken were a delight. You were allowed to feed the animals... More 

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1 Thank Stuart A
Harlow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 us. We'd taken a picnic (there's ample places to eat a picnic) and the pay... More 

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3 Thank Sarah B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very educational for schoolchildren to learn about history. Hard to believe anyone lived this way. Quite gruesome in some parts.

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2 Thank Carron W
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been visiting the castle and toy museum for many years and each year it's always a delight to visit. It's good value for money. The entrance fee incudes the castle and toy museum. A lovely day out looking round the well kept castle and attractions. It's lovely to see the animals there wondering about and well cared for. There's... More 

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1 Thank 1965wendy
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved meeting the animals, learned loads on the history and way of life at the castle, scoffed the tasty cake and enjoyed remembering all the toys I'd forgotten about in the toy museum. The 'Haunted House' provided an added bit of fun too!

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1 Thank Timpom98
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited the castle and toy museum with my soon to be 3 year old little monkey a few times now and every time I visit we have the most brilliant day. Always so much to see and lots of interesting things for my little boy to interact with. He loved the jousting horse and shield :) The staff... More 

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1 Thank Laulchacesmummy
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is an enjoyable day out for the family. The staff are curtious, helpful and above all appear to be enjoying the atmosphere. Obviously becomes busy during term times and Bank Holidays but overall a worthwhile visit. Compliments to Jeremy and Cathy who do a really amazing job in a lovely village. The staff you employ are a credit to... More 

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