Press and Media

July 2016

February 2016

BBC Antiques Show Flog It! features Muncaster; Cumbria Crack 25th Feb 2016

2016-12-21T13:45:14+00:00 Press and Media|

25th Feb 2016  Cumbria Crack “BBC antiques show Flog It! to feature Muncaster Castle” The popular BBC One antiques programme Flog It! presented by Paul Martin is set to feature Muncaster Castle in the Western Lake District on Monday 29th February. Flog It! is now on its fourteenth series and regularly achieves an audience of [...]

Antiques TV show features Muncaster;NW Evening Mail 26th Feb 2016

2016-06-20T22:30:43+00:00 Press and Media|

26th Feb 2016 Northwest Evening Mail “Antiques TV show to feature Muncaster Castle in Western Lake District” A POPULAR antiques TV show is to feature Muncaster Castle in the Western Lake District on Monday. BBC One's Flog It!, presented by Paul Martin, visited Muncaster Castle in April 2015 to film several valuation days. During filming, hundreds flocked to [...]

June 2016

Colourful Capers for Charity – Times & Star

2016-12-21T13:45:12+00:00 Press and Media|

Times & Star, Sunday June 5 2016  2.05pm  Picture credit Mike MacKenzie Colourful capers for charity More than 200 children raced through colourful clouds at Workington’s first mini colour run to raise money for charity. Pupils from Ashfield infant and junior schools took part in the event in aid of Hospice at Home West Cumbria. About [...]

Castle owner leaps into action to save baby fawn’s life – North West Evening Mail

2017-07-07T15:05:38+00:00 Press and Media|

2 June 2016 3:30PM THE owners of a top tourist attraction have been thrust into a new age of parenthood after saving the life of a newborn fawn. A knock on the door of historic Muncaster Castle signalled the start of a new era for owners Peter and Iona Frost-Pennington as they welcomed a new [...]

May 2016

Castle cake marks history group’s 150th birthday – North West Evening Mail

2017-07-07T15:05:38+00:00 Latest News, Press and Media|

31 May 2016 7:19PM THE 150-year-old Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society helped mark its special anniversary with an outing and a cake. Forty people joined the Society’s annual walk which took them from Ravenglass to Muncaster Castle. A special anniversary cake, prepared by Karen Clark of the Muncaster Castle bakery, was cut by [...]

June 2016

Twiggy the fawn on ITV Border News 31st May 2016

2017-07-07T15:05:38+00:00 Latest News, Press and Media|

Late last Monday night, Peter and Iona Pennington were awakened by a knock on the door from a stranger, pleading for help after her car had hit a deer near Muncaster Castle. Peter, an experienced veterinarian, tried in vain to save the life of the deer, which he discovered was pregnant. He performed an emergency [...]

May 2016

Muncaster featured on BBC Top Gear

2017-07-07T15:05:39+00:00 Latest News, Press and Media|

Muncaster was featured in the much-anticipated first episode of BBC's relaunched 'Top Gear' with Chris Evans and Matt Le Blanc, screened on Sunday 29th May 2016. The A-list pair stayed over in the Castle during the shoot earlier this year and took part in a less-than-serious race to the top of Muncaster Fell with two [...]