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December 2016

WRT bird displays – update

Falconers Diary, Latest News|

These following measures have been introduced by the Government Chief Veterinary Officer to protect the UK from avian flu. Read the DEFRA information. Following notice that falconry and similar displays are in fact permitted, the Sky Hunters daily display was reinstated in December and will resume from 11th February when we reopen after the winter. [...]

November 2016

Twiggy in Whitehaven News

Latest News, Press and Media, TwiggyLog|

Twiggy, a roe deer fawn saved by the owners of Muncaster Castle, featured in an article in the Whitehaven News as she gets ready to go it alone. Peter Frost-Pennington, a qualified vet, delivered the fawn after her mother was hit by a car in May. Named Twiggy after her long, slender legs, she has [...]

October 2016

Volunteer Taster Afternoon 23rd Nov 12-3pm

Castle Curators Diary, Falconers Diary, Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

On Wednesday 23rd November we would like to invite you to Muncaster Castle for a Volunteer Taster Afternoon, to find out more about the amazing volunteer opportunities we have to offer. You can meet our Volunteer Co-ordinator plus representatives from the Hawk & Owl Centre, the Gardens and the Castle to hear more about our [...]

Amazing autumn colour for Halloween

Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

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!

Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

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 [...]