Winter closing is all too short a window for the scale of some of the maintenance jobs we undertake at Muncaster. This winter we have been redecorating in the Library plus repairing some failed plaster, which was threatening to come crashing down, up in the library's gallery. If 'redecorating' prompts thoughts of stepladders and the [...]
The Sausage Festival is 29th April - 1st May (May Day Bank Holiday weekend). The lineup is taking shape but we've got space for more exhibitors, so please get in touch if you would like to come along. Prices start from £100 for the three days (special rates for charity stands), food and drink suppliers [...]
We're all back from our Christmas break and straight into a major new project: beginning the groundwork to put new pens into the Old Rose Garden, to expand and improve the Hawk and Owl Centre.....a lovely job for a wet day! After a week's worth of hard graft by the Estate team, [...]
We need a full-time falconer for the Hawk & Owl Centre, plus also a seasonal falconer to cover the Easter-October period. See more info plus how to apply.
Winter views from the gardens; out to sea to the Isle of Man, not far offshore but rarely glimpsed by summer visitors and our views of the surrounding fells in the splendour of the winter sunshine. With the prevailing westerly wind bringing bad weather steaming in off the Irish Sea straight over us to get [...]
The site is CLOSED for winter maintenance from Dec 24th, reopening for the 2017 season on Feb 11th.