Please note that the offices at Muncaster are now closed until January 3rd. Customers with queries about the events over the weekend of December 22nd/23rd are welcome to call on 01229 717614.
We’re closed after Dec 23rd, although the gardens can be visited 27th to 31st when there will be a honesty box for donations (though please note other facilities will be closed). After that we will be closed through to February 16th 2019 when we reopen for the spring.
Castle opening times: Please note that the Castle will be open 12 noon to 3pm on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd November. The Hawk & Owl Centre flying display moves to its winter time of 1.30pm. More about late season opening times.
Halloween Week is over for another year, but here at Muncaster we stay on full season opening patterns until Wednesday 31st October inclusive. The Castle is open 12-4pm, main cafe and gift shop are open and there’ll be a Hawk & Owl Centre flying display at 2pm. Find out more about late season opening times [...]
Apologies for lack of updates on MHOC recently. Even though summer peak season is well and truly over it still feels like a peak higher than Scafell for me! Christie knows how I feel All of this years young owls are all grown up and flying well in displays. Even though Badger our [...]
We're holding an auction for an exclusive overnight event in Muncaster Castle on Halloween itself, October 31st! For your group of up to 20, enjoy dinner in the Castle with theatrical entertainment and hear about Muncaster's ghostly history, then settle down for the night in the most haunted part of the Castle. Minimum bid £1250 [...]
We need General Cafe Assistants for Muncaster Castle Cafe Sociable hours, 10.40am to 4pm approx. Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Please note that given our location, your own transport will be essential unless you are very local. For more information please call 01229 717614 and to apply please [...]
We are currently recruiting for a night porter and breakfast chef. Experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given. Please note that given our location, your own transport will be essential unless you are very local. For more information please call 01229 717222 and to apply please send your CV to [...]
Heat wave, school holidays and no rest. It must be peak summer season! The heat at the start of the month is drastic change from the start of the year when I couldn't put enough layers on to stay warm. Instead this month I found myself shutting the door to the walk-in freezer with me [...]
As of now, you can both purchase your LD£ at Muncaster and spend them, at the main gate, the cafes and the shops. Find out more about the Lake District Pound here > The LD£ is helping local businesses and are also a great souvenir of your fabulous time in the Lakes too.