England’s Medieval Festival
– a magical medieval experience annually held in the beautiful Herstmonceux castle in East Sussex.
This is the largest festival of its kind in the UK, with historical connotation, a spectacle and fun for the whole family.
It’s famous for the specific atmosphere that is really taking you back to time.
Once you get there, you’ll be welcomed by costumed performers and meet really dedicated staff in their blue and gold costumes.
England’s medieval festival is a three day fun event;
A colorful 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 spectacle with entire armies of horse, cannon and archers.
The festival is year after year becoming larger, there’ll be more than 2000 costumed performers and participants and not only from all over Europe, but even the US or Canada, as well.
It’ll all attract somewhere around 25000 visitors this August weekend in this stunning East Sussex’s castle.
Daily programme includes tournaments with trophies and prizes.
An archery tournament, village stage with musicians, singers, jugglers and the exhibitionists.
Food and beer offer on a 500 acre estate, battles in the rear battlefield with cannons and even more.
Close to the Castle is Cleavers Llyng 16th century country house.
A nice house from year 1577.
Only 5 rooms, so you need to be early for this one.
The Boreham House is a luxury bed and breakfast accommodation.
Located in Herstmonceux, just few kilometers from the Herstmonceux Castle and England’s medieval festival area.
Lovely garden and beautiful rooms.
photo © Anna Moskvina
Little about Herstmonceux Castle
Herstmonceux castle was built in the mid 15th century by the reign of King Henry V.
It combines the history of medieval England and the romance of the Renaissance of Europe.
The castle is regarded as the embodiment of English culture and history and is really the perfect location for a medieval festival.
Find out more about the castle, on their official website: herstmonceux-castle.com
Make sure to have a look inside the castle while you’re at England’s medieval festival.