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Mountfitchet Castle

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Address: 12 Grove Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8SP, England
Phone Number: +44 1279 813237

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Great for kids

The children love coming here, especially feeding the animals and climbing in the fort. They also like the adjacent Toy Museuim.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Saffron Walden
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Saffron Walden
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159 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The children love coming here, especially feeding the animals and climbing in the fort. They also like the adjacent Toy Museuim.

Thank Voyageur775
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Pumpkins dinosaurs toys medieval times rescued animals haunted house torture instruments Just me and my 8 year old son went along and didn't know what to expect Strange mix So much stuff in the toy museum almost too much didn't really grab him The medieval fort not what was expected when described as a castle but actual very evocative Pumpkin... More 

Thank Les W
London, England
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited the castle when our niece and nephew were staying nearby with the in-laws and were very pleasantly surprised. The castle offers so much to do, from following clues around the various areas - the kids learn stuff but they don't know they are learning! - to petting the animals to having a bite to eat or even trying... More 

Thank commandermarkymark
London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Today was my third visit, although the first in nearly twenty years. Went with our two children, aged 9 and 6. Spent about 3 and a half hours here, including the toy museum and quick stop for lunch. Not sure if the admission is cheaper than it used to be (£10.50 for adults, £8.50 for children), as I didn't think... More 

Thank Thomisa
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128 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I visited here on a Wednesday during half term at the end of October. We arrived about 10 minutes before they opened but we were able to buy our tickets and wait in the shop area. I would recommend early arrival as it was practically empty and as we left about 2 hours later there was quite... More 

Thank Cheryl D
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I visited yesterday day with my daughter (17 months), Nephew (12 months), step-niece (12) & step-nephew (7) & my dad. Obviously the two toddlers were not interested in any of it other than the freely roaming animals & ducks. However, the other two children had a lovely day running around, exploring etc.. Lots of things could be improved but overall... More 

Thank Gemma A
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Today we visited Mountfitchet Castle with two children aged 10 & 12 and grandad. We first visited the old fashioned toy museum. Slightly interesting but my two kids got bored of this very quickly. Maybe great for adults who want to reminise on the past, but I think even grandad wasn't enjoying it! We then moved onto the castle. The... More 

Thank cullen13
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85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Week set out to keep families entertained all day long. Activities to keep the kiddies going and plenty to do. Not just a castle but a toy museum too which is interesting in its own right

Thank SJBaked
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this attraction for years. It is great value for money, great entertainment and the price includes a visit to the toy museum. It's great that they have animals roaming freely around the castle grounds

Thank 1965wendy
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took the eldest boy and his family to the castle with the grandchildren on a sunny morning in September just before the new school term. It did not open until late which was a shame on such a lovely morning especially with children who are always up early. The animals were friendly and enjoyed the bags of food we... More 

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