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Hertford Castle King's Coronation Festival

Hertford Castle King's Coronation Festival

In celebration of the Coronation of his Majesty the King, enjoy “Picnic on the Lawn” at Hertford Castle.

Bring along your picnic and pitch up with friends and family to enjoy a relaxed day in the beautiful Castle grounds with music entertainment, garden games, food and drink stalls and a children’s ’Kings & Queens’ fancy dress competition.

A great opportunity to enjoy a street party vibe set in the Castle grounds. 

Note for stallholders and vendors: Booking forms will be available shortly to register your interest in attending this event.

Event Information 


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. 

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.


Unfortunately, there is no public parking at Hertford Castle (including disabled) but there are a number of car parks close to the Castle which are free to use on Sundays. Please click here to download a map of the local car parks. 


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 on the door for access. 

First aid is located on the riverbank by the Ashley Webb shelter.

Quick overview

  • Location icon Hertford Castle
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Sunday, 7th May 2023

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