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October 2017

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 [...]

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 [...]

March 2017

June 2017

Muncaster on the TV

2017-11-01T02:15:46+00:00 Muncaster Estates Blog, Castle Curators Diary, Latest News, Press and Media|

Muncaster is featuring in a fly-on-the-wall documentary for Channel 4. This was filmed over 2016 and is being screened on More4 from July 4th at 9pm. Images of Muncaster and the area show up throughout the series but look out for Muncaster particularly in these three episodes; July 11th is about the restoration of the [...]

May 2017

Expedia Seven-Day Castle Road Trip includes Muncaster

2017-07-07T14:48:22+00:00 Latest News, Press and Media|

Expedia featured Muncaster on their seven-day road trip around Northern England, picking up the area's best castles. Their route starts at the borders taking in Carlisle, Hutton in the Forest, Bolton, Lowther, Skipton, Sizergh and Kendal before turning west to spend the final day at Muncaster. Describes as the most flamboyant castle on the route, [...]