Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village of 1066
Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village of 1066 is located in the village of Stansted Mountfitchet, nearby to London Stansted Airport and Stansted airport hotels. Step back into medieval times and experience a piece of rare English heritage at this open-air museum.
Mountfitchet Castle is a fantastic day out for all the family with three attractions included in the ticket price:
- Mountfitchet Castle
- Norman Village of 1066
- House on the Hill Toy Museum
Mountfitchet Castle, reconstructed on the original site after being overgrown for 700 years, is steeped in history. The site is originally thought to be an Iron Age fort. The castle was built after the site was attacked by the Normans. Visitors can also hear reports about the Castle Hauntings, not surprising considering its 3000 years of history and battle.
Visitors can roam the grounds of the Norman Village of 1066, within the castle walls. Explore the houses, and ancient artefacts of the motte, and enjoy the free roaming animals.
The House on the Hill Toy Museum is the world’s largest toy collection. The collection ranges from Victorian times to the 1990’s, and has something for everyone, big and small. Do not forget to visit the Haunted Manor and visit the Dinosaurs.
Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village of 1066 is open daily between March and November. Visit the gift shop and tea room, alternatively, picnic in designated areas.
Mountfitchet Castle is located in the village of Stansted Mountfitchet, nearby to stylish Stansted Hotels. Return after a fun packed day out to the Radisson Blu Hotel London Stansted Airport. Guests can enjoy relaxing fitness facilities at PACE health club, including a pool, or dine in a choice of restaurants. Do not forget to visit the Angels’ Wine Tower Bar in the Atrium Lobby.
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