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June 2018

May 2018

New Fool of Muncaster 2018 is Frumpid Stumplestone!

2018-05-30T09:30:10+00:00 Hot News, Latest News|

Many congratulations to Frumpid Stumplestone worthy winner of the 2018 Jester Tournament to elect the new Fool of Muncaster 2018! As far as we know, Muncaster is the only stately home which still has an official Fool, a post awarded annually at the Festival of Fools over Spring Bank Holiday. Many thanks to outgoing fool [...]

March 2018

Hawk and Owl Centre – March 2018

2018-05-13T18:39:55+00:00 Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Spring really is my favourite season of the year and it's definitely sprung here at Muncaster. Daffodils and primroses are in full bloom.  Greenfinches have returned and I heard my first Chiffchaff of the year signing the famous 'chiff chaff chiff chaff' song! Dawn chorus is at its best. Buzzards courtship displaying and the Ravens [...]

February 2018

We’re recruiting!

2018-05-14T09:48:36+00:00 Latest News|

We're looking for seasonal staff for Muncaster and also the Pennington Hotel group, to begin in March AND we're also looking for a full-time stonemason. Seasonal positions at Muncaster Castle & Pennington Hotels (paid opportunities) Shop, reception and ticket office vacancies are now filled, please note but we still need staff to fill positions in [...]

Hawk and Owl Centre – January & February

2018-05-14T09:46:59+00:00 Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Winter in the Hawk and Owl Centre is often a quiet and lonely one. Muncaster is closed throughout January to visitors and it's when bird staff take the majority of their holiday days, which means only one member of bird staff in each day. Cleaning aviaries in the morning on a crisp quiet day, you [...]

December 2017