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October 2016

Amazing autumn colour for Halloween

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As the build up to our Halloween extravanganza begins, the gardens here at Muncaster are beginning a stunning show of their own.  The castle and grounds begin to fill with ghouls and ghosties (and probably long leggedy beasties too!), so the gardens begin to dress in all shades of devilish crimson and gold.  Just be [...]

Aren’t we the lucky ones!

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What a busy September we have had here in the Castle with a number of weddings, dinner parties and a visit by a group of ladies hosted by Phillipa Turnbull on their Lady Anne Textile Retreat.  The ladies were able to view some of Muncaster's fabulous Crewel Work collection and other extraordinary embroideries we have here a [...]

September – October 2016

Falconers Diary, Hot News, Latest News|

Working with animals can be one of the most rewarding jobs. Countless people have told me what a wonderful job I have and how lucky I am to have it and they’re right. I love working with these incredible birds and there’s rarely a bad day. When things are at their worst though they can [...]

Halloween Competition (Facebook)

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We're having a Halloween Competition! and we've got two adult and two child Castle Ghost Tour tickets to give away for Halloween itself, 31st October. Tour tickets include general entry and most Halloween activities, so it's a whole day out plus your timed tour. To enter, all you need to do is: Go to our [...]

September 2016

‘Building with lime’ course 29th & 30th Sep

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Two day course in working with lime to be held at Muncaster 29th/30th September, of interest to all heritage trades businesses. Find out more and book with Eventbrite.  

August 2016

Race The Tide Results

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This year's 7k event was won by Tomasz Mirocha with a time of 43.21 and the 10k by James Osborn in 58.04. Very well done to all who took part on Sat Aug 27th. See all the results on the Race The Tide website.

Coachmans Quarters hosts Country Walking magazine

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Having featured in August's edition, Muncaster is back in Britain's leading Country Walking Magazine in October 2016 as our onsite Coachmans Quarters B&B hosted journalist Rachel Broomhead's stay in the area to research her article on beautiful Ennerdale. On sale end September!

A very big “Thank You” to our fabulous Textile Volunteers.

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We have during August hosted a number of Textile Volunteers from as far afield as Somerset and London who spent their time conserving and caring for the amazing textile collection we have here at Muncaster Castle. Under the guidance of Jacqui Hyman and Phillipa Turnbull the ladies worked incredibly hard working on a variety of projects.  A [...]

Race The Tide is Sat 27th!

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Ticket sales close Thursday night 25th Aug for our cross country muddy adventure race Race The Tide which takes place Sat 27th August - run, feast and party at a Castle! with overnight camping available too. See more information with tickets and event details on the Race The Tide website.

July 2016

TwiggyLog5 posted 24th July

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Twiggy the Roe Deer Fawn: TwiggyLog Number 5 posted 24th July 2016 by Peter Frost Pennington (Twiggy 6 to 8 weeks old in these photographs) Twiggy is now 2 months old and doing well. A day after she was born on the 23rd May by emergency C-section within minutes of the death of her [...]