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Mountfitchet Castle - Do I need to book?

General public admissions – No, you don’t need to book, just come along and have a great day out.

We are open every day until Sunday 5th November. 10.00am to 5.00pm.

Please note – the Toy Museum closes at 4.45pm. (from Sunday 29th Oct 2017 the Castle will close at 4.00pm (3.45pm for the Toy Museum) to coincide with the end of British Summer Time)

Last Admission is 4.00pm. (We recommend a minimum of 2 hours to ensure you enjoy the full extent of our complex. Please try and arrive as early as you can to achieve maximum value for money) (Please note that from Sunday 29th October 2017 the Castle complex will close at 4.00pm to coincide with the end of British Summer Time. Therefore, the last admission time will be 3.00pm.)


Schools, groups and large parties – Yes, please pre-book, initially by telephone 0 (+44) 1279 813237 and then by written confirmation…

Simply fill out our School confirmation form.

Or by:-


Fax: 0 (+44) 1279 816391

Letter: to Mountfitchet Castle, Stansted, Essex. CM24 8SP.

You will receive a completed booking form along with our own brief Risk Assessment in return.

See Schools & Groups page

See General Admission page