Special Events

June 2016

Christmas Owls by Moonlight December 2016

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A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings before Christmas to enjoy an owl  flying display after dark. Taking place on Saturday 3rd, Saturday 10th and Sunday 18th December, these spectacular  evenings will begin at 6pm when we welcome you in the Stable Yard with coffee/tea/hot chocolate. A simple two-course hot supper follows, accompanied [...]

Christmas Tea in the Castle December 2016

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Come along for a festive Afternoon Tea in the run-up to Christmas this year! The ideal way to brighten those dark pre-Christmas days; meet by a roaring fire in the Great Hall decorated for Christmas for a warming glass of mulled wine or hot spiced apple. Then enjoy a special afternoon tea at your private [...]

November 2016

Christmas Victorian Tours for Schools

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Available 28th November – 16th  December 2016 Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Muncaster Castle and experience the life “below stairs” of Lord Muncaster’s staff. While Lord & Lady Muncaster are out lunching, Mrs Gordon the housekeeper and Maggie the housemaid will sneak you into some of the “posh” rooms of the Castle, beautifully decorated for [...]

July 2016

Valentines Afternoon Tea in the Castle 12 Feb 2017

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A sumptuous Afternoon Tea in the elegant surroundings of the Castle Drawing Room or the Billiard Room, both overlooking the Castle lawns; a romantic treat made for lovers... Valentines Afternoon Tea comprises a welcoming glass of Prosecco plus a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, plus choice of tea or coffee and is served in [...]

June 2016

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea in the Castle 26 Mar 2017

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A special Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of the Castle Drawing Room or the Billiard Room. Both these elegant rooms with their ornate plaster ceilings overlook the Castle lawns. A marvellous treat for the mother(s) in your life! Mothers Day Afternoon Tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, [...]

March 2016

Easter at Muncaster Castle 14-17 Apr 2017

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Teddies go free! Free entry for every child with a teddy* over the Easter weekend 14th - 17th April 2017, Friday to Monday inclusive. Lots of teddy-based fun for all the family over the four days of the Easter weekend! More details closer to the date but there'll be displays, trails to follow, teddy fun [...]

February 2016

Afternoon Teas in the Castle

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Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of Muncaster Castle's Billiard Room. This elegant room with feature panelling and ornate plaster ceiling overlooks the Castle lawns. What a fabulous gift! or why not treat yourself? Afternoon tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with jam & cream, plus choice of tea or coffee [...]

June 2016

Cumberland Sausage Festival 29 Apr-1 May 2017

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The Cumberland Sausage Festival returns to Muncaster Castle for the third year! A three day celebration of good food, drink and all things Cumbrian, over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend. With celebrity chefs, cookery demos, sausage competitions, entertainment for all ages and of course the food! To sample, to buy to eat and to take [...]

March 2016

Muncaster Festival 28-30 May 2017

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Come along and soak up the carnival atmosphere on the Castle front lawn with something for all the family. The festival culminates with the International Jesters Tournament held on the final day. Come along and watch the hopefuls battle it out to win the prestigious title of Fool of Muncaster 2017! Buy tickets below. Friends [...]

Colour Run at Muncaster Jul 2nd 2017

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Colour Run for Hospice at Home West Cumbria is projected to return to Muncaster on Sunday July 2nd 2017. Save that date! Choice of 1k or 5k routes and your race entry fee includes access to the gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre for the rest of the day. The gate will open at 10.30 [...]