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November 2017

Christmas at Muncaster

2017-11-01T02:39:31+00:00 Hot News|

Explore our Christmas events for 2017: An unforgettable evening watching the owls of the Hawk & Owl Centre flying in low light in the illuminated gardens, Christmas Owls by Moonlight ran first during last winter to great audience acclaim. We're pleased to stage this event again, which includes a hot supper and two displays, on [...]

October 2017

Castle Curators Team Volunteer Week 13th Nov

2017-11-19T13:55:44+00:00 Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Volunteer Week at Muncaster begins the 13th of November 2017 and runs for seven days through to Sunday 19th November. This is when the Castle is closed to the public and we are able to focus on our many conservation jobs. Our volunteers love this time of year as they are able to help with [...]

Volunteer Week in the Castle begins 13th Nov 2017

2017-10-30T11:40:29+00:00 Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Volunteer Week at Muncaster begins the 13th of November 2017. This is when the Castle is closed to the public and we are able to focus on our many conservation jobs. Our volunteers love this time of year as they are able to help with creating new displays, cataloguing the collection and assisting in the [...]

June 2016

Christmas Owls by Moonlight

2017-11-10T18:07:16+00:00 Experiences, Gifts, Special Events|

A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings before Christmas to enjoy an owl flying display after dark. Taking place on Saturdays 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December, these spectacular evenings will begin at 6pm when we welcome you in the Stable Yard with coffee/tea/hot chocolate. A simple two-course hot supper follows, accompanied [...]

August 2017

July 2017

Lake District becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site

2017-07-09T20:46:40+00:00 Hot News, Latest News|

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 three key themes - world ranking examples of identity - the dramatic farmed landscape; inspiration - art, literature and love [...]

Azaleas herald the summer

2017-08-01T16:51:23+00:00 Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

Although there's always something new in the gardens with each season, Muncaster's flowering plants and shrubs are definitely at their best in the spring, with the camelias and early rhododendrons kicking off as early as January. The azaleas (pictured here) conclude the show and herald the arrival of summer. With thanks to local accommodation provider [...]