Fantasy Forest, the popular family-friendly festival, is returning to Sudeley Castle on 16th, 17th and 18th July 2021 for a weekend packed full of lively entertainment, unique experiences, fantastic food and drink, and much more. 

Set within the stunning grounds of Sudeley Castle, Fantasy Forest festival offers an exciting day out for all ages. Visitors can try their hand at a range of craft and skills workshops, enjoy live music, watch impressive falconry displays, have a go at soft archery, explore the market stalls or listen to captivating storytelling. A highlight of the festival will take place on Saturday 17th July when a beautifully crafted wicker sculpture is lit in a spectacular fire display. Fantasy Festival, Sudeley Castle

Fantasy Forest is a welcoming and inclusive festival celebrating sci-fi and fantasy, so fans from Game of Thrones to Star Wars, Lord of the Rings to Marvel superheroes, and even little pirates and fairies will be in their element. Visitors will enjoy a magical weekend of fun and entertainment at one of the Cotswold’s most well-known castle and grounds, just minutes away from Cheltenham and Tewkesbury, and with easy access to Worcestershire too.

Fantasy Festival, Sudeley Castle

Day tickets are available or visitors can stay for the weekend and camp within the beautiful, historic grounds of Sudeley Castle, with the option to book a luxury pre-pitched tent or bring your own. The whole family is welcome, with children under 7 free, and dogs are also welcome in most areas providing they remain on a lead and owners clean up after them.

To find out more, including ticket information and booking, FAQs, full programme details, opening hours and access information, see

Everything you need to know about the Fantasy Forest Festival, Sudeley Castle

Tickets can be purchased in advance online (subject to a booking fee).

  • Day Ticket (Sat or Sun) – from £18.95 Adult / £9.99 Child
  • Weekend* Ticket (no camping) – from £39.95 Adult / £19.95 Child
  • Weekend* Ticket (with camping) - £82.95 Adult / £29.95 Child

*On Friday the site opens at 6:30pm and closes at 10:30pm for weekend ticketholders only. On Saturday it opens at 10am and closes at 11pm. On Sunday it opens at 10am and closes at 7pm.

Children aged 7 and under go free (a free ticket must be booked for each child)

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Sudeley Castle & Gardens
Sudeley Castle

Award-winning gardens surrounding Castle and medieval ruins. Exhibitions, rare-breeds pheasantry, restaurant & cafe, adventure play area.



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