London Stansted - England

I spent 1 day at London Stansted waiting for my transit flight, and had some time to kill.

So we decided to go into the Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village. You can see their website here.

The castle is an open-air museum of medieval life in 1066. Apart from going in the houses, castle and fortress, you can feed the animals that are just roaming about there.

This is a small place, but it holds such nice historical scenes and the entrance fee is totally worth it.

There is also a toy museum in the castle area which is pretty cool. It has toys from Victorian era to the 1990´s. Apart from it they also have a haunted manor.
To go up to them, there is a path with a few warnings and dinosaur dummies. Which is kind of funny but quite nice.

Outside the castle, the area surrounding it is pleasant, kind of cute.

And to top it off we had a very nice lunch at a tea room there.

Did you enjoy it?
I did.
Leave me a comment letting me know.


  1. What a lovely place to visit! I love the photo of you feeding the dear! It's nice to see tame dear!

    Laura x x x

  2. That looks so beautiful Id never think that for stansted aha, and definitely more travel posts! :)

  3. Ooo this looks absolutely beautiful. I've never been to Stansted before but if I ever do I'll be sure to check out Mountfitchet Castle and Norman Village :)

    Louise x

  4. i must say i have not heard of this place and it looks great
    i do like a nice tea room
    thank you il put this on my list of things to do when i have the grandkids

  5. i have never even heard of this place but wow what a great place to visit if not for the food to see that gorgeous peacock

  6. Sooo nice!! Lolo


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