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Welcome to Muncaster Castle and Gardens

Historic Haunted Castle, Himalayan Gardens, World Owl Centre™, MeadowVole Maze and Playgrounds, Cafe and Giftshops, Accommodation and special events... Fun for all the family!

What will your experience be?........

Upcoming Events

Pud the Snowman Muncaster Christmas Fayre

6 Dec - 7 Dec 2014

Showcasing some of Cumbria's finest culinary produce, crafts and giftware along with generous helpings of festive music, free children's crafts, walkabout entertainers, carriage rides and husky sled dogs and of course Santa! with tales by the fireside in his Grotto in the Castle.

Christmas Theatre "By the Light of the Fool Moon"

11 Dec - 23 Dec 2014

Brand new for 2014, come to a festive theatrical adventure through the Castle!

Hocket & Hoot, a new company of celebrated national artists brought together for this venture, bring to Muncaster 'By the Light of the Fool Moon', a new production created specifically for us and bringing the Castle to life with playful promenade performance, haunting live music and a barrel-full of tomfoolery and festive cheer.

2015 Wedding Fayre

22 Mar - 22 Mar 2015

FREE ENTRY to Castle, Gardens and Owl Centre

Latest News

Christmas at the Castle Stands sold out for Christmas Fayre!

6 Dec - 7 Dec 2014

Stands are now sold out for the Christmas Fayre - now all we need is YOU! Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for children) available online or on the day, FREE entry to Friends of Muncaster. 

Pennington Hotels: The largest selection of quality accommodation in the Western Lake District

The Pennington Hotel combines contemporary design and traditional values in a historic setting, just a stones throw from the seaside, the Lake District hills and Muncaster Castle.
Set in 6 acres of beautiful gardens, next to the river, this country house hotel offers spacious rooms in a stunning location.
Including the beautiful Newtown House, Knott View and Herbert House cottages.
This wonderful inn is located in the centre of the pretty little village of Pooley Bridge only moments away from Ullswater.
To the west of the Lake District, the 17th century Ravenglass Inn is located in the National Park's only coastal village.
The Coachman's Quarters B & B is located within the picturesque grounds of Muncaster Castle.
Set in 6 acres of beautiful gardens, next to the river, this country house hotel offers spacious rooms in a stunning location.
Including the beautiful Newtown House, Knott View and Herbert House cottages.
This wonderful inn is located in the centre of the pretty little village of Pooley Bridge only moments away from Ullswater.
To the west of the Lake District, the 17th century Ravenglass Inn is located in the National Park's only coastal village.
The Coachman's Quarters B & B is located within the picturesque grounds of Muncaster Castle.
The Pennington Hotel combines contemporary design and traditional values in a historic setting, just a stones throw from the seaside, the Lake District hills and Muncaster Castle.
Including the beautiful Newtown House, Knott View and Herbert House cottages.
This wonderful inn is located in the centre of the pretty little village of Pooley Bridge only moments away from Ullswater.
To the west of the Lake District, the 17th century Ravenglass Inn is located in the National Park's only coastal village.
The Coachman's Quarters B & B is located within the picturesque grounds of Muncaster Castle.
The Pennington Hotel combines contemporary design and traditional values in a historic setting, just a stones throw from the seaside, the Lake District hills and Muncaster Castle.
Set in 6 acres of beautiful gardens, next to the river, this country house hotel offers spacious rooms in a stunning location.