England’s Medieval Festival
– a magical medieval annual experience in East Sussex.
This is the largest festival in the UK, with historical connotation, a spectacle and fun for the whole family.
It’s famous for the specific atmosphere that takes you back in time.
Once you get there, you’ll be welcomed by costumed performers and meet dedicated staff in their blue and gold costumes.
England’s medieval festival is a three-day fun event;
A colourful and interesting insight into the peace and war times of the Middle Ages.
You’ll be able to see there from the peaceful daily routines of people who lived at that time to war spectacles with entire armies of horses, cannon and archers.
The festival is becoming larger yearly; there’ll be more than 2000 costumed performers and participants not only from all over Europe but even the US or Canada.
This August weekend will attract thousands of visitors to the beautiful King’s Grove, Pippingford, East Sussex.
The daily programme includes tournaments with trophies and prizes.
An archery tournament, village stage with musicians, singers, jugglers and exhibitionists.
Various food and drink, including hog roast, mead and real ales, are available for visitors.
Camping and Glamping
England’s Medieval Festival offers a great camping area with several accommodation options.
If you’re more into hotels and looking for a peaceful retreat in the heart of the Sussex countryside and close to the festival area, Pippingford Park is a great destination.
The park is surrounded by stunning natural scenery, with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking and cycling.
Here are a couple of great places to stay;
The hotel is set in a beautiful 186-acre estate and offers a range of luxurious amenities, including a spa and fitness centre.
For a more traditional experience, Roebuck by Greene King Inns is a charming 17th-century inn with comfortable rooms and a welcoming atmosphere.
The hotels are 2,2 miles (3,5 Kilometres) and 3,2 miles (5 kilometres) from England’s Medieval Festival venue, The Kings Grove.