Themed Study Tours

General History Tour:   Learn how Muncaster Castle and the lives of the Pennington Family have changed over the past 800 years.

Dragons Trail:   Use your imagination to travel back in time to a land of fairytales when Knights were bold, Princesses were rescued and dragons and eagles flew in these valleys. Let our own Dragon take you on a journey, following his clues to help you learn about the castle. This tour would link well with creative writing projects.

Victorian Tour:  Interactive tour. Dress up as a Victorian maid or a hall boy, see original household items, play with Victorian toys to find out what life was like at Muncaster in the 1860s.

Victorian Christmas Tour:   Available end November to mid December only for a special price of £6 per student; experience Christmas in a Victorian great house in the 1860s, meet the servants, sing some carols and you might even meet Santa Claus!

Nature Detectives Tour:   Explore the gardens of Muncaster with bug hunting, games and activities.  Wellies or sturdy shoes recommended as it can get muddy!

  • Maximum group size 20 – 25 Students
  • Larger groups will be split into smaller groups for the tours.
  • Tours are available between 10.00 am and 12.00 pm.

Educational visits are competitively priced at £5.00 per student or accompanying adult/supervisor, with one adult place free for every 10 students. Themed study tours are £1 per person when booked as part of an educational visit.

See ‘Prepare for your educational visit‘ for practical information about visiting Muncaster and our booking forms are below.
Booking form (PDF format)
Booking form (Word format)