Castaway programme of activity

The brown sign marking the site of the Battle of Maldon in 991

How to make the most of being Castaway on Northey Island... Activities and Stalls are being confirmed all the time so here's a snapshot of what you can expect at Castaway.

Timings for Castaway

Friday 7 July
The campsite will be open from 6.00pm.
New arrivals to the campsite must arrive by 9pm.
Food and drink will be available in the bar area from 6.30pm.
 
Saturday 8 July
Campers arriving on Saturday should arrive before 10am.
After 10am no cars will be allowed across the Causeway as we want you to experience the island as a true Castaway!
The causeway will be flooded, and therefore closed from 1pm until 6pm.
 
There will be a number of stalls and activities going on throughout the day and evening. Between 10am and 4pm there will be various walks, talks, displays and the return of our famous ' Castaway raft race' at high tide in the afternoon. 
 
The kids activity theme is Myths and Legends this year, so feel free to come dressed up! 
 
Then kick back, relax and enjoy a summer's evening with your Castaway family enjoying the return of Not My Circus to keep you entertained. 
 
Sunday 9 July
Buy some breakfast from the bar area before packing and heading home. The site will be closed and all campers are asked to leave by 11am before the tide comes in.