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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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20th of April 2018 02:30 PM Link
It's that Gary McClure! Warming up for his appearance 5th-7th May at the Sausage Festival by appearing on BBC's Generation Game. Sausage Festival? Make sure you're there...https://goo.gl/gXJGnN
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Latest News from Muncaster

  • Hawk and Owl Centre – March 2018

    Spring really is my favourite season of the year and it's definitely sprung here at Muncaster. Daffodils and primroses are in full bloom.  Greenfinches have returned and I heard my first Chiffchaff of the year [...]

  • Muncaster daffodils

    Now on full season opening

    From Sunday 25th March we move to full season opening. Gardens & Hawk & Owl Centre are open 10.30 - 5pm, bird of prey displays are at 11.30am and 2pm (wild heron feed 4pm) and [...]

  • FILMS ANNOUNCED! for Picnic Cinema 2018

    The films are announced for Picnic Cinema's 2018 season and for Muncaster it's Priscilla Queen of the Desert and The Big Lebowski! Tickets go on sale from mid-March. Find out more here.

  • estate houses to let

    Houses to rent

    We have a number of houses on the Estate and surrounding area available for long term residential let. If you're interested in knowing more, please get in touch via email to info[at]muncaster.co.uk or call us [...]

  • recruitment

    We’re recruiting!

    We're looking for seasonal staff for Muncaster and also the Pennington Hotel group, to begin in March AND we're also looking for a full-time stonemason. Seasonal positions at Muncaster Castle & Pennington Hotels (paid opportunities) [...]

  • whippet the owl on the display sign

    Hawk and Owl Centre – January & February

    Winter in the Hawk and Owl Centre is often a quiet and lonely one. Muncaster is closed throughout January to visitors and it's when bird staff take the majority of their holiday days, which means [...]

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

    Lake District becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site

    How exciting is this? The Lake District has been added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the category of cultural landscape of international significance. The hard-fought campaign for this accolade followed [...]