Exciting events for 2018 and beyond – see below

This Week at Muncaster,
Daily: Gardens and Hawk and Owl Centre are open 10.30am to 5pm, bird of prey displays at 11.30am and 2pm, wild heron feed at 4pm.
Sun-Fri : Castle open 12 noon to 4pm (closed Saturday)

  • Halloween at Muncaster

Halloween 23rd-28th Oct 2018

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. [...]

  • Owl flying at night

Owls by Moonlight 2018

A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings in December before Christmas to enjoy an owl flying display after dark. Taking place in December for Christmas on: Saturday 1st Saturday 8th Saturday [...]

  • Christmas at Muncaster

Christmas Tea in the Castle 2018

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 [...]

  • Muncaster Halloween Ghost Vigil

Scientific Ghost Vigil Nov 3rd 2018

Please note this event is FULLY BOOKED for November 2018. There has been a growing demand from members of the public to work with the scientific vigil research team based here at Muncaster Castle, [...]

  • Victorian Christmas

Christmas Victorian Tours for Schools

Available weekdays 26th November – 14th December 2018 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 [...]

Festive on the Wild Side 28 Nov-19 Dec 2018

For groups this Christmas, we are offering a joint package with Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway . This includes entry to Muncaster Gardens and a guided tour of the Castle decorated for Christmas. Then you [...]

  • Afternoon Teas in the Castle

Afternoon Teas in the Castle 2018

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? [...]

Owls by Moonlight 2019

Now available for early spring as well as next winter! A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings in March or in December before Christmas 2019 to enjoy an owl flying display [...]

  • Muncaster Food and Drink Festival

Food & Drink Festival 4-6 May 2019

NB All 2019 details are TBC at this stage. The 5th Food and Drink Festival over May Day at Muncaster Castle! A three day celebration of good food, drink and all things Cumbrian, over the Bank [...]

  • Muncaster Derwent Photography

Pennington Ancestors Tour 12-18 May 2019

If you would be interested in joining the Pennington Ancestors Tour, please contact us. A unique opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle and the Lake District as guests of Iona and Peter Frost Pennington, the [...]

  • Fool of Muncaster Audience

Muncaster Festival 25-27 May 2019

Come along and soak up the carnival atmosphere at Muncaster Festival, held on the Castle front lawn with something for all the family. The festival culminates with the International Jesters Tournament held on the [...]

  • Medieval Muncaster

Medieval Muncaster Aug 24th-26th 2019

Over the bank holiday weekend, Muncaster returns to the 15th century with the Red Wyvern re-enactment society. Think history is dusty and boring? Think again; Medieval Muncaster brings the past to life with enthusiastic [...]

  • Race the Tide medals

Race the Tide Aug 24th 2019 (date tbd)

Muncaster Castle is hosting the Lake District's friendliest adventure race, “Race the Tide” on Saturday 24th August (date TBD), with options to make a bank holiday weekend of it, 23rd to 26th August. Once [...]