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July 2018

Castle Saturday Opening in summer

2018-08-25T17:44:22+00:00Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Please note that the Castle interior will be open 12 noon to 4pm on the following Saturdays in the school summer holidays, as well as Sunday to Friday 12 noon to 4pm as usual. Saturday 28th July Saturday 4th August Saturday 11th August Saturday 18th August and Saturday 25th August (August Bank Holiday weekend) See Opening [...]

June 2018

May 2018

New Fool of Muncaster 2018 is Frumpid Stumplestone!

2018-09-19T11:09:36+00:00Latest News|

Many congratulations to Frumpid Stumplestone worthy winner of the 2018 Jester Tournament to elect the new Fool of Muncaster 2018! As far as we know, Muncaster is the only stately home which still has an official Fool, a post awarded annually at the Festival of Fools over Spring Bank Holiday. Many thanks to outgoing fool [...]

March 2018

Hawk and Owl Centre – March 2018

2018-05-13T18:39:55+00:00Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Spring really is my favourite season of the year and it's definitely sprung here at Muncaster. Daffodils and primroses are in full bloom.  Greenfinches have returned and I heard my first Chiffchaff of the year signing the famous 'chiff chaff chiff chaff' song! Dawn chorus is at its best. Buzzards courtship displaying and the Ravens [...]

February 2018

We’re recruiting!

2018-05-14T09:48:36+00:00Latest News|

We're looking for seasonal staff for Muncaster and also the Pennington Hotel group, to begin in March AND we're also looking for a full-time stonemason. Seasonal positions at Muncaster Castle & Pennington Hotels (paid opportunities) Shop, reception and ticket office vacancies are now filled, please note but we still need staff to fill positions in [...]