Welcome to Muncaster Castle, Gardens, Hawk & Owl Centre

  • Historic haunted castle, Himalayan gardens, bluebell woods
  • Hawk & Owl Centre, exhilarating flying displays, bird of prey experiences
  • Enchanted Trail, Meadowvole Maze and adventure playgrounds
  • Cafes, gift-shops and accommodation
  • Wedding, function and corporate event venue
  • Gift experiences and special events.

For groups, for individuals and families, for days out or memorable special occasions, Muncaster offers an unforgettable experience to all in an idyllic setting amongst the Western Lake District fells. Come visit us soon.

Muncaster Castle, Western Lake District
Muncaster Castle & Gardens - the clocktower range
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Muncaster Hawk & Owl Centre - falconer Emma with Ash the Great Grey Owl
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Special Events at Muncaster - Colour Run for Hospice At Home
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Tickets & Online Store - Afternoon Tea in the Castle gift experience
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13th of July 2018 03:40 PM Link
Flying the flag! One of Muncaster's herons, pictured by Alan Jones, here year-round at the estate's centuries-old heronry by the Esk.
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Latest News from Muncaster

  • lake district pound notes arranged

    We accept the Lake District £

    As of now, you can both purchase your LD£ at Muncaster and spend them, at the main gate, the cafes and the shops. Find out more about the Lake District Pound here > The LD£ [...]

  • View of Muncaster Castle from terrace

    Castle Saturday Opening in summer

    Please note that the Castle interior will be open 12 noon to 4pm on the following Saturdays in the school summer holidays, as well as Sunday to Friday 12 noon to 4pm as usual. Saturday 28th [...]

  • recruitment

    Housekeeping Staff required for Muncaster

    We're recruiting for housekeeping staff to work at Muncaster. Previous experience preferred but not essential. Enquiries and applications to Head of Housekeeping c/o Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass, CA18 1RQ or by email quoting ' Housekeeping posts' [...]

  • wren feeding her chicks

    Hawk & Owl Centre – June 2018

    Spring time means baby season here at Muncaster, for both our centre and wild birds. I was lucky enough to hear the sound of young birds calling after our 'Sky Hunters' display. I always have [...]

  • Fool of Muncaster

    New Fool of Muncaster 2018 is Frumpid Stumplestone!

    Many congratulations to Frumpid Stumplestone worthy winner of the 2018 Jester Tournament to elect the new Fool of Muncaster 2018! As far as we know, Muncaster is the only stately home which still has an [...]

  • Shakespeare at Muncaster Castle

    Shakespeare: Midsummer Night’s Dream 5th Aug 2018

    Shakespeare on the Lawn - Aug 5th 2018 Travelling company The Three Inch Fools return to Muncaster with a new production of Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream' on the Castle lawn. The production will start at 6pm. [...]