News and Events
Medieval Catapult Launching.
We will be firing our famous Perrier Catapult, a medieval Siege weapon, at 12:00pm and 2:30pm everyday from Mon 24th July until 4th Sept 2017.
Lots of fun in store for no extra charge. Suitable for all the family. Open everyday from 10.00am – 5.00pm. More info…
There’s lots of fun and interactive activities to do at Mountfitchet Castle this summer – even Tilly the goat is joining in.
Whilst at Mountfitchet Castle don’t forget to visit The House on the Hill Toy Museum which is included in your entry price. The Toy Museum contains the largest toy collection in the world with over 80,000 toys from the Victorian era right up to the 1990’s. View the Showbiz Collection – Only Fools and Horses three wheeled van, Dads Army display, film and TV props and life sized figures from Star Wars and Dr Who. Don’t miss the Rock ‘n’ Roll exhibition celebrating the golden era of the 1960’s and 70s. Located within the Toy Museum is The Haunted Manor, if you’re feeling brave enough Encounter our life sized dinosaurs on the way to the museum and try your hand at Fossil hunting in our Palaeontology House, can you find the Velociraptors claw? Visit the the Toy Museum’s website for full details. You can watch our video clip of the Dinosaur Park here.
Tea Room & Gift Shop
Delicious hot and cold snacks, toasties, panini’s, sandwiches, homemade cakes, freshly ground coffee and speciality teas are always available from our cafe in the visitor centre.