Eastnor ChilliFest ’23

Sunday 30th April to Monday 1st May 2023 

10.30am to 5.30pm

LIMITED PRE-BOOKED ONLINE TICKETS ONLY – Available from 1st February 2023!

 All things Chilli to try and buy | Live music | Entertainment | Bars | Hot food | Children’s Cookery School |
Chilli Eating Competition | Cookery Demonstrations

PLUS all of our usual attractions!

Adults: £14.00 (aged 16 and over)
Children: £8.00 (aged 3-15 years) 
Family: £40.00 (2 adults + up to 3 children)
Small Family: £26.00 (1 adult + up to 3 children)

Children aged 2 and under do not require a ticket.

CASTLE & GROUNDS TICKETS ONLY (Grounds Only tickets are not available for this event)

Privilege Card Holders: This event is free of charge. Please book your tickets online and select the ‘Privilege Card’ ticket options (entering your Privilege Card number at the checkout). You will be asked to show your Privilege Card on arrival.

Historic House Members:
Not valid for this event

English Heritage Members:
Not valid for this event

Blue Peter Badge Holders:
Not valid for this event


Stall Holders

Selling everything chilli plus HOT tasty food, cocktails, beer and local cider!

2022 Stall holders (2023 Stall Holders coming soon!):

Bar 7 Events | Boozey Belles | Case for Cooking | Chill Your Beans | Chilli Rogues | ChilliBobs | Chilli Alchemist | Churros Susanna | Croome Cuisine | Dean of the Dead | Dorset Chilli Shop | Divine Donuts | Fat Man Chilli | Field 2 Fork Catering | Frank&Co | Flic’s Rustic Bakes | Funky Falafel Ltd | Grim Reaper Foods Ltd | Ginger Beard Preserves | Habanero Mexi Street Food | Hot-Headz! | Jethro’s Marinades & Sauces | JR Cakes | Karimix UK Ltd | Lakehouse Brewery | Marinades Caribbean Restaurant | Meah’s Flavours of India | Miniyakis | Myrtles | Monkhide Wines, Liqueurs & Mead | Mookies Indian Street Food | Mr Vikkis | Oscar’s Bar Hire | Pembrokeshire Chilli Farm | Pimento Cocktails | Platinum Pancakes | Plueblo Artisan Foods & Arts | Roly Poly | Taste of India | Ted’s Tacos | The Beefy Boys | The Chillees & Bumblee’s Preserves | The Chilli Pepper Company | The Chock Shop | The Garlic Farm | The Ludlow Pickle Company Ltd | The Mighty Soft Shell Crab | The Coffee Shack | The Wiltshire Chilli Farm | Tipsy Fruit Gins Ltd | Tubby Tom’s | Whittals | Wiga Wagaa | Sebs Ciders | Spiced by Rayeesa | Veg Life


cookery demonstrations

Sunday 30th April

To be confirmed…

Cookery Demonstrations

Monday 1st May

To be confirmed…

Also Featuring…

To be confirmed…

Not to be missed! The Clifton Chilli Club are back with the ultimate taste bud test!

Cookery School workshops from Harts Barn Cookery School will be running throughout the day… places are limited!
11.00 | 12.15 | 13.30 | 14.45 | 16.00 (45 minute sessions)

Resident entertainers Jem & Mark will be entertaining the crowds with stilt walking and fire shows!

Sohan Kelly will be providing Bhangra Dance Workshops to get the whole family moving!

Pedal-powered smoothie making on the Lower Terrace!

Choose from Glitter Eyes, Face & Body Art for children and adults of all ages, or a relaxing seated back, neck or shoulder massage or Reflexology whilst enjoying the show or waiting for children to be face painted.

Plus… all of our usual attractions:
Knight’s Maze | Junior Obstacle Course | Adventure Playground | Lakeside & Woodland Walks | Woodland Play Area | Rope Swing Route | Tree Hunters’ Trek


See video highlights from the 2016 Eastnor ChilliFest

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to book my tickets in advance?
Yes, we are only selling advance online tickets. Gate tickets will not be available. To avoid overcrowding there is a limit on the number of tickets available and tickets have sold out in advance for the previous 2 years.

I have a Privilege Card, do I need to book tickets?
Yes, please choose the Privilege Card tickets and enter your membership number at the point of checkout. Please have your Privilege Card ready to show staff on arrival.

Am I allowed in with a Complimentary ticket?
Complimentary tickets are unfortunately not valid for Eastnor ChilliFest

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are welcome, as always, but please bear in mind the event will be busy and there will be lots of spicy food around!

Will there be vegetarian/vegan food available?
There will be plenty of vegetarian food available from the food stalls and several stalls will be offering vegan menus too.

Can I exchange my ticket for a different day?
Unfortunately, any pre-purchased tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Is camping available?
Camping is available in our Deer Park Campsite. Please see our Deer Park Campsite page for more details. 

Is the event suitable for children?
As well as the ChilliFest entertainment, all of our usual attractions are also available. These include the Knight’s Maze, Adventure Playground, Junior Obstacle Course, Woodland Play Area and Woodland/Lakeside Walks.

Is there disabled parking?
Disabled parking is in the main Visitor Car Park, close to the visitor entrance facility and around 200 metres from the Castle Courtyard.

Will I be able to pay by cash or card?
BOTH! We are a cash-free site so most payments will be by card only but some stall holders may only accept cash so please bring both. There is no cash point on site and we are unable to offer cash-back. 

Do I need to print out my e-ticket?
No, you will be able to show your e-ticket on a mobile or tablet device, as long as the bar code is visible.