Mountfitchet Castle

Mountfitchet Castle

Mountfitchet Castle based in Essex, has something for everyone. Mountfitchet Castle is unique as being the only wooden Motte and Bailey castle and village to be reconstructed on it’s original historic site anywhere in the world.


Mountfitchet Castle is a unique open-air museum experience where the visitor can travel back in time over 900 years and truly witness life in a medieval Motte and Bailey castle. Explore the Castle and roam through the Norman village hidden behind the castle walls, wander in and out of the many houses and view the scenes, smell the log fires burning and feel the ambience of a bygone lifestyle. Meet and hand feed the tame Fallow deer and other rescued animals that roam freely throughout the 10 acre site.

Opening Times

The Castle is open Monday – Sunday 10.00am – 5.00pm last admission 3.45pm
Sunday 10th March to Sunday 10th November 2013


Adults £9.95

Children(3-13yrs) £7.50

Under 3’s FREE

  • Buggy park
  • Baby changing facilities