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Events: CANCELLED - Hertford Castle Teddy Bears' Picnic Hertford Castle, 19/07/2020 , doors open at 12:00

Please note this event has been cancelled due to Covid-19

Families and friends are invited to attend the annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic held in the Castle Grounds. Bring your picnic blanket, your favourite teddy and join in the bear hunt inside the castle, or the teddy bear’s parade in the main arena.

There will also be magic shows, bouncy castles and a whole programme of activities in the arena.
A live brass band concert will perform throughout the day and Hertford Castle will be open to the public to explore. Hertford Canoe Club* will be running free water activities on the River Lea for children and adults to enjoy.

The event runs from 12pm until 4pm, last entry into the Castle will be at 3.50pm.

For information on having a stall please click here.


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. This year’s charities will be decided at the beginning of the new Mayoral year in May 2020.

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, through the Moat Garden on Castle Street, or the gate off of Gascoyne Way.

There is no 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 river bank by the Ashley Webb shelter.


Event Overview

Date:19/07/2020 Start Time:12:00 End Time:16:00 Location:Hertford Castle
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