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March 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – March 2017

2017-03-18T19:49:05+00:00 Hot News, Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Myself and Emma have had a busy couple of months! In February’s blog I mentioned that there will be new additions to the Hawk and Owl Centre, we’ve chosen our new human team to join the centre and are really looking forward to them starting as of next week. It’s very exciting and it shows [...]

Library renovations update, 1st March

2017-03-16T14:25:49+00:00 Building Manager's Blog, Hot News, Latest News|

These photos aren't the best, but we've fallen behind again with updates due to not enough hours in the day! The float coat was laid up with Richard Toogood (Prince's Foundation) a fortnight ago and has since received its final lime skim coat, and is now just awaiting its coats of paint before the [...]

June 2016

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea in the Castle 26 Mar 2017

2017-03-21T13:53:33+00:00 Hot News, Experiences, Special Events|

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, [...]

March 2017

February 2017

Spring beginning to spring!

2017-03-08T14:05:57+00:00 Hot News, Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

With daffodils, snowdrops, and the first rhododendrons beginning to lighten the days again, its a perfect time to come and enjoy the gardens.....with the garden staff busy continuing with the massive job of winter pruning and Annie making use of the first blooms for vases in and around the Estate.  Of course, you might [...]

Rocking Horse Renovations

2017-02-14T15:35:53+00:00 Hot News, Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Here is Angela the amazing upholsterer, who has been working on various upholstery projects at the Castle over the last while, doing more amazing heritage restoration work on one of several antique rocking horses here. Originally designed to teach children how to ride, this one is very old. It was in poor repair having [...]

January 2017

DO see this wedding video

2017-02-08T15:07:54+00:00 Hot News, Latest News|

We're always pleased and touched when couples marrying at Muncaster and their photographers and videographers share their wedding images and footage with us. It's so much more realistic for us to show real weddings on our website, social media and printed material than staged shots. However, we were particularly struck by Jon Bird's video of Simon [...]