Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of Muncaster Castle's Billiard Room. This elegant room with feature panelling and ornate plaster ceiling overlooks the Castle lawns. What a fabulous gift! or why not treat yourself? Afternoon tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, plus choice of tea or [...]
There has been a growing demand from members of the public to work with the scientific vigil research team based here at Muncaster Castle, and as a result of this we offer public places on one or two vigils per year. The 2019 vigil will be on Saturday 9th November. (SOLD OUT) Call or [...]
Look out for daily news in the runup to Endangered Species Day about endangered species native to and represented here at Muncaster and what we can all do to help safeguard their future. Our hooded vultures are a prime example of how a species can be brought to the brink of extinction entirely unintentionally, when [...]
The wildlife pond was so silted up following the winter's rainfall that we had to send in a digger to dredge it, or run the risk of it drying out altogether come the summer. The digger is on sunken duckboards to spread its weight on the pond bed and the dredgings were piled on the [...]
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Muncaster Castle is reputedly one of the most haunted buildings anywhere in the UK. Scientists have been researching the "ghosts" of Muncaster Castle since 1992 and are still unable to explain some of the strange occurrences reported at Muncaster. Dare you spend a night in the Tapestry Room to decide for yourself? This is [...]
You can learn or practise archery on the Castle lawns at Muncaster with Independent Adventure! Sessions are available to all aged 8+ years and bookable for a minimum group size of four and a maximum of twelve. Dates are by mutual agreement and subject to availability - contact Independent Adventure with your preferred dates. [...]
Sausages set to go with a bang at Muncaster! Muncaster Castle is busy gearing up to host the second Cumbria Life Sausage Festival. The annual celebration of this great British banger will once more take place over the May Day Bank Holiday between 30 April and 02 May 2016. The festival, organised in association with [...]
New series of BBC Antiques show Flog It! features Muncaster Castle The popular BBC One antiques programme Flog It! presented by Paul Martin is set to feature Muncaster Castle in the Western Lake District on Monday 29th February. Flog It! is now on its fourteenth series and regularly achieves an audience of over two million [...]
All happening down on the Enchanted Trail where the Little People (strangely equipped with wellies and High Vis jackets) have been working on the Toadstool Cottage.