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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

International Jesters Tournament Muncaster Festival, May 24-28

24 May - 28 May 2015

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

The festival culminates with the International Jesters Tournament held on the final day. Come along and watch the hopefuls battle it out to win the prestigious title of Fool of Muncaster 2015.

Friends of Muncaster have free entry to the Festival all week! Not a Friend yet? Then here's a great reason to join. Click here for more about Friends membership.

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!

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.

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Hawk & Owl Centre Hawk Conservancy at the Castle

7 May 2015

Come and meet the falconers at Muncaster's Hawk & Owl Centre! Open 10.30-5pm, entry included with your garden ticket, daily display at 2.30pm. In association with the Hawk Conservancy Trust.

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.