Hertford Castle History festival

Sun 8th - Sun 8th Sep 2024

Event Details

Come and see the Wryngwyrm Vikings at Hertford Castle in Hertford. Hertford Castle Heritage Day As part of the national Heritage Open Days weekend, Hertford Town Council hosts its annual Heritage Day event. The castle grounds will be transformed to include a small settlement of interactive medieval encampments on the main lawn, including a programme of entertainment such as fire breathing, falconry flying displays, storytelling and even re-enactment battle scenes. Low-cost activities include face painting and archery, plus food and drink stalls will be available and the Castle will be open for visitors to explore. Hertford Castle, Castle Street, SG14 1HR Entry information The event is FREE of charge to attend, you are however welcome to donate to the Mayor of Hertford’s Charity Appeal Fund, which this year is supporting Mudlarks and Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust. The Castle grounds can be accessed by foot at any of the following pedestrian gates: Castle Street, St Andrew Street Car Park, Main Castle Gate off The Wash or through the Moat Garden on Castle Street. Travelling to the Event Hertford Town Council declared a Climate Emergency in July 2023 and has committed to taking action to protect human health and our natural world to the maximum extent its powers allow. We therefore encourage people to come to our events by public or active transport. The two Hertford railway stations, Hertford North and Hertford East, are a short walk from the Castle, and bus services are available to the Wash and Hertford bus station. Please visit National Rail for live train times and Intalink for bus routes. Parking Unfortunately, there is no public parking at Hertford Castle (including disabled) but there are a number of car parks close to the Castle. Please click here for more information and map. Amenities Toilets are located to the side of the main lawn on the footpath by the Ashley Webb Shelter. Disabled toilets & baby changing facilities are available inside the castle, please speak to a volunteer for access. First aid will be provided by St John's Ambulance and will be located on the main lawn. Dogs are welcome, however they must be kept on a lead at all times and we kindly ask that dog waste is picked up and put in the bins provided.

Location

Hertford Castle, Hertford

Host Group

Wryngwyrm

Group Contact:

Jessica Blagbrough

Contact Details

Email: enquiries@wryngwyrmuk.org

Website: https://wryngwyrmvikings.org/