We're holding an auction for an exclusive overnight event in Muncaster Castle on Halloween itself, October 31st! For your group of up to 20, enjoy dinner in the Castle with theatrical entertainment and hear about Muncaster's ghostly history, then settle down for the night in the most haunted part of the Castle. Minimum bid £1250 [...]
Come along for a personal encounter with some of the Centre's raptors. Available most days to a select few (a maximum of four participants); meet one of our beautiful owls and also one of our characterful vultures (and Betty the fibreglass sheep!) observe the birds close up and see their feeding habits find out [...]
We need General Cafe Assistants for Muncaster Castle Cafe Sociable hours, 10.40am to 4pm approx. Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Please note that given our location, your own transport will be essential unless you are very local. For more information please call 01229 717614 and to apply please [...]
We are currently recruiting for a night porter and breakfast chef. Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Please note that given our location, your own transport will be essential unless you are very local. For more information please call 01229 717222 and to apply please send your CV to [...]
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£ is helping local businesses and are also a great souvenir of your fabulous time in the Lakes too.
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 July Saturday 4th August Saturday 11th August Saturday 18th August and Saturday 25th August (August Bank Holiday weekend) See Opening [...]
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' to info[at]muncaster.co.uk
Don't forget Fathers Day this weekend! and at this point we do still have an odd table for afternoon tea in the Castle on Sunday afternoon. Tickets include Castle and Gardens entry for the day so it's great value as well as a whole day out. Tickets and more information here.
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 official Fool, a post awarded annually at the Festival of Fools over Spring Bank Holiday. Many thanks to outgoing fool [...]
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) Castle's public rooms are open 12noon to 4pm Sunday to Friday (closed most Saturdays). Creeping Kate's Kitchen cafe and the Carriage [...]