Discover the magic of history and celebrate the past on 24th - 26th
August 2019 at Herstmonceux Castle The fairy tale setting of Herstmonceux Castle plays host
to over 15,000 visitors every August Bank Holiday weekend who immerse
themselves in the wonderful sights, sounds and spectacle of England’s
Medieval Festival. This hugely popular annual event is the most authentic of
its kind in the UK, and an unforgettable, magical weekend experience! Day visitor tickets and weekend camping packages available.
the moment of arrival, visitors step back in time and enjoy an array of
dazzling demonstrations, realistic battle re-enactments, thrilling jousting,
magnificent grand parades, highly-skilled displays of falconry, music, dance
and even a hilarious Mud Show.
Enjoy the thrill of Knights Jousting; Twice daily
Battle and Siege of the Castle; magnificent Grand Parades; highly-skilled
Falconry displays; Hundreds of Craftsmen and Traders; a Kid’s Kingdom;
Crafts & Games areas; Workshops & Demonstrations; Minstrels, Magicians;
Jesters; Hog Roasts and even a hilarious Mud Show!
There’s plenty of opportunity to join the fun with have-a-go jousting,
archery and axe throwing; sword school; drum school; workshops for all ages,
including chainmail, calligraphy, wood-weaving, blacksmith-forging and many
other traditional arts and crafts.
Wizards, jesters, knights, dragons and princesses delight the kids; while
the living history village offers the chance to see what it would really
have been like to live in the Middle Ages.
Traditional musicians join a music line-up of foot-stomping folk bands who
perform each day and evening on four outdoor and two indoor stage areas.
Real ale, traditional mead and medieval eats are available alongside
delicious cuisine for all the family; and kids of all ages adore the moonlit
cinema showing medieval themed classics.
The festival hosts weddings, blessings and traditional hand-fasting
celebrations over the weekend.
Stay at the Show in your Tent, Caravan or Motorhome OR try Medieval Glamping or B&B
With so much to see and do, many guests opt for camping and medieval
glamping, or even the onsite B&B in the magnificent castle grounds.
guests enjoy a sparkling array of evening entertainment, including live
music, outdoor cinema, storytelling, medieval stargazing and a magical
torch-light parade each night.
The camping package is an all-in-one ticket
allowing you to camp from the 23rd to 27th Aug and enjoy the festival on all three days, from the 24th to 26th August.
Four nights camping
Festival entry all weekend
wide range of food vendors
Toilets and Showers
Caravan, trailer tent or campervans welcome
You can find out more about the camping and glamping options and prices, and book your tickets on their website
We are a very family friendly festival, run by family and encourage families camping to stay in our family camping zone set up with plenty of space for groups to camp together and kids to run around.
Day Visitor Tickets
Day tickets, and a limited number of tickets to the splendid Medieval Banquet in the castle grand ballroom or the ‘feast of fools’ in the castle grounds are also available. Day Tickets allow access to the festival grounds from 10am to 6pm
daily (rain or shine). For the evening medieval banquet or entertainment on Sat 24 Aug or Sun 25 Aug 2019 purchase an Evening Ticket.
For more information and to book please visit their website
Win a Family Weekend Camping Ticket to England's Medieval Festival!
We have teamed up with England's Medieval Festival and are offering you the chance to
win a family weekend ticket to England's Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle worth over £250.00. The package includes four nights camping, festival entry all weekend and exclusive weekend entertainment
For more details and your chance to win click here - Competition now closed!