Experiences

June 2016

Christmas Owls by Moonlight December 2016

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A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings before Christmas to enjoy an owl  flying display after dark. Taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 18th 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 by a [...]

Christmas Tea in the Castle December 2016

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Come along for a festive Afternoon Tea in the run-up to Christmas this year! The ideal way to brighten those dark pre-Christmas days; meet by a roaring fire in the Great Hall decorated for Christmas for a warming glass of mulled wine or hot spiced apple. Then enjoy a special afternoon tea at your private [...]

January 2016

Hawk Walks

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NEWS posted 7th December Due to an outbreak of Avian Flu in Continental Europe the Government Chief Vet has introduced measures to protect the UK from this disease. This includes preventing as far as possible wild birds coming into contact with bird collections. This means that currently we cannot fly any of our birds and [...]

July 2016

Valentines Afternoon Tea in the Castle 12 Feb 2017

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A sumptuous Afternoon Tea in the elegant surroundings of the Castle Drawing Room or the Billiard Room, both overlooking the Castle lawns; a romantic treat made for lovers... Valentines Afternoon Tea comprises a welcoming glass of Prosecco plus a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, plus choice of tea or coffee and is served in [...]

June 2016

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea in the Castle 26 Mar 2017

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A special Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of the Castle Drawing Room or the Billiard Room. Both these elegant rooms with their ornate plaster ceilings overlook the Castle lawns. A marvellous treat for the mother(s) in your life! Mothers Day Afternoon Tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, [...]

February 2016

Afternoon Teas in the Castle

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Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of Muncaster Castle's Billiard Room. This elegant room with feature panelling and ornate plaster ceiling overlooks the Castle lawns. What a fabulous gift! or why not treat yourself? Afternoon tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, plus choice of tea or coffee [...]

March 2016

Castle Ghost Tour & Tapestry Room Sit

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Muncaster Castle is reputedly one of the most haunted buildings anywhere in the UK. Scientists have been researching the "ghosts" of Muncaster Castle since 1992 and are still unable to explain some of the strange occurrences reported at Muncaster. Dare you spend a night in the Tapestry Room to decide for yourself? This is a [...]

Introduction to Archery

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Come and learn archery at on the Castle lawns at Muncaster with Independent Adventure! Intro sessions available to all aged 8+ years and bookable for a minimum group size of four and a maximum of twelve. Dates are by mutual agreement and subject to availability - contact Independent Adventure with your preferred dates. Sessions last [...]

Scientific Ghost Vigil Oct 28th 2017

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There has been a growing demand from members of the public to work with the scientific vigil research team based here at Muncaster Castle, and as a result of this we offer public places on one or two vigils per year.   The next vigil's date is close to Halloween on Saturday October 28th 2017 (tbc). [...]