Special Events

May 2016

Halloween 26th-31st Oct

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Dare you visit one of Britain's most haunted castles this Halloween?! Please allow plenty of time to arrive, park and make your way into the gardens, particularly if you have booked a timed show. There may be queues for some activities on the more popular days. Arrive early to have best chance of doing everything. Don't [...]

March 2016

Scientific Ghost Vigil Oct 29th

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There has been a growing demand from members of the public to work with the scientific vigil research team based here at Muncaster Castle, and as a result of this we offer public places on one or two vigils per year.   This year' vigil will be close to Halloween on October 29th.       [...]

May 2016

Wedding Fayre 6th Nov

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Muncaster's Wedding Fayre is your opportunity to explore the options for your special day at one of the Lake District's top wedding venues. FREE ENTRY for all to Castle*, Gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre. Fayre opens 11am to 4pm Come and meet the cream of Cumbria and Northern England's wedding suppliers plus enjoy the [...]

February 2016

Afternoon Teas in the Castle

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Afternoon Tea, held next on Oct 23rd, 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 [...]

June 2016

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 welcoming glass of Prosecco plus a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes [...]

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 [...]

June 2016

Cumbria Life Sausage Festival 29 Apr-1 May 2017

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The Cumbria Life 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 [...]

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 [...]