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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 [...]

August 2016

Country Walking Magazine features Eskdale July 2016

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Eskdale stars in a major feature in the August edition of Britain's top walking magazine, Country Walking. It's a feature on walking the River Esk from sea to source, and it has ample joyous mentions of attractions local to us, including the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, the Woolpack Inn, the Bower House Inn as well [...]

July 2016

Our Lady & St Patricks Maryport win schools visit prize!

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Thank you to all the schools who took part in this years Muncaster Castle School Visit Competition. We have received some fabulous entries and we would like to say thank you and well done to everyone who entered.  It was a very close competition. It is our pleasure to congratulate Our Lady & St Patricks [...]

2016 School Visit Competition Winner Announced

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Thank you to all of the schools who had entered our School Visit Competition for 2016.  We have invited the pupils of any schools who had visited Muncaster Castle, Gardens and the Hawk & Owl Centre during the past year to send us stories or drawings telling us about their visit with us. The entries we [...]

Twiggy still making good progress (July 1st 2016)

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Just a quick update for those following her story -Twiggy the orphan roe deer fawn is still making good progress and growing well (though still shorter than the long grass!). Look out for another 'TwiggyLog' soon or  read earlier news about Twiggy.

Archery at Muncaster on Monday July 18th

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Visitors to Muncaster on Monday 18th July have an extra activity on offer in the form Archery with local provider Independent Adventure. Book an 'Introduction to Archery' in advance by contacting them or just come along on the day for a shorter 'have-a-go' session; it's your opportunity to try this most ancient of pursuits in [...]