Family Living History Event at Upnor Castle: The Dutch are Coming

The Dutch are Coming is a family-friendly living history event depicting the events in1667 when the Dutch sailed up the river to attack the English fleet at anchor. Members of The Sealed Knot will delight, entertain and educate visitors, bringing the castle to life with their encampment.  Living history activities and demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend, including cooking, drill displays, and children’s drill fun.

Normal admission prices apply.

This event runs 10am until 5pm.  The castle is open 10am to 6pm (last entry 5.15pm).

Pricing Information


Adult – £6.40

Child/Concession – £4 (65+/student with card/disabled)

Family – £16.80 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

English Heritage Member – 1 adult and up to 6 kids (English Heritage Membership fee applies for free entry)