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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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!
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]