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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

Easter Weekend

19 Apr - 21 Apr 2014

Circus skills workshops, Children's stories, Horse & Husky and a Giant Easter Egg Hunt!

Muncaster Festival

25 May - 29 May 2014

Come along and soak up the atmosphere on the Castle front lawn with something for all the family.

Wild Muncaster May Ball with Rogue Theatre

27 May - 31 May 2014

Wild adventure into the Land of Fae with stories for boys, girls and grown-ups who still hear the call of the wild... A brilliant new theatre experience by acclaimed company Rogue Theatre in collaboration with Rosehill on the Road and Muncaster Castle

events at Muncaster Picnic Cinema

18 Jul - 19 Jul 2014

Cinemas in Scenery, Classics in Castles, Cults in Courtyards, Films in Forests.

Hospice at Home Colour Run Colour Run for Hospice at Home

3 Aug - 3 Aug 2014

Join Cumbria's first Colour Run in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria!

Choice of 1k or 5k routes (which you can run, or walk, or toddle) and your race entry fee includes access to the gardens and owl centre for the rest of the day. There will be activities and entertainment for all to enjoy through the afternoon.

Click here to enter the race. This will take you to Hospice at Home West Cumbria's website where you can register as a competitor.

If you are not taking part in the race, then come along to watch the fun and enjoy the rest of the day. You can buy a ticket on the gate or alternatively you can save yourself 15% by buying a special entry ticket online ahead of the day. Both will generate a donation to Hospice at Home.

Summer of Fun Living History Week

17 Aug - 25 Aug 2014

A Range of fun history events to keep the whole family entertained

Latest News

Colour Run 3rd August Hospice at Home Colour Run comes to Muncaster!

25 Mar 2014

We're thrilled that Hospice at Home West Cumbria are holding their (and probably Cumbria's) first Colour Run at Muncaster on the 3rd August! See here for more about this great event.

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.
The Boot Inn nestles in the Eskdale Valley, overlooked by Scafell, Scafell Pike and Harter Fell, to name but a few.
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.
The Boot Inn nestles in the Eskdale Valley, overlooked by Scafell, Scafell Pike and Harter Fell, to name but a few.
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.
The Boot Inn nestles in the Eskdale Valley, overlooked by Scafell, Scafell Pike and Harter Fell, to name but a few.
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.