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Welcome to Muncaster Castle and Gardens

Historic Haunted Castle, Himalayan Gardens, Hawk & 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

Hospice at Home Colour Run Colour Run for Hospice at Home West Cumbria, Aug 2

2 Aug - 2 Aug 2015

We hosted Cumbria's first Colour Run in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria in 2014 and we're delighted that Hospice are coming to us again in 2015! Sunday 2nd August! Save that date!

Entry is now closed for the Run and for advance spectators' tickets, but you can still come along to watch and enjoy the rest of the day.  Click here for Hospice at Home West Cumbria's webpage for the event.

Robin Hood Musical at Muncaster Open Air Musical - Robin Hood, Aug 9

9 Aug - 9 Aug 2015

For something completely different, we're delighted to welcome the Cambridge Touring Company to Muncaster to perform their family musical 'Robin Hood' on the Castle lawn.

Latest News

Muncaster Hawk & Owl Centre Hawk Handling Taster Sessions now available!

31 Jul 2015

Bird of Prey Handling taster sessions now available most days at 4.15pm. Find out more, learn how to book and/or buy a voucher from our Gifts & Experiences page.

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.