Exciting events for 2016 and beyond – see below

This Week at Muncaster:
Daily: Sky Hunters bird of prey display daily at 1.30pm. No Hawk Walks or wild heron feed and the wildlife pond is closed, all until further notice – more here
Sun 11th: Christmas Afternoon Tea in the Castle

  • Owls by Moonlight

Christmas Owls by Moonlight December 2016

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 and Sunday 18th December, these spectacular evenings will begin at 6pm [...]

  • Christmas at Muncaster

Christmas Tea in the Castle December 2016

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 [...]

  • Victorian Christmas

Christmas Victorian Tours for Schools

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 [...]

  • Afternoon Tea in the Castle

Valentines Afternoon Tea in the Castle 12 Feb 2017

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 [...]

  • Afternoon Tea in the Castle

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea in the Castle 26 Mar 2017

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 [...]

Easter at Muncaster Castle 14-17 Apr 2017

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 [...]

  • Afternoon Teas in the Castle

Afternoon Teas in the Castle

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 [...]

  • Cumberland Sausage Festival

Cumberland Sausage Festival 29 Apr-1 May 2017

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, [...]

  • Fool of Muncaster Audience

Muncaster Festival 28-30 May 2017

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 [...]

Colour Run at Muncaster Jul 2nd 2017

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 [...]

Race the Tide Aug 26 2017

NB All details for 2017 including date TBC. Muncaster Castle is hosting the Lake District's best all-natural adventure race, “Race the Tide” on Saturday 26th August. Once more the competitors set off across the rugged [...]

  • Medieval Muncaster

Medieval Muncaster Aug 26th-28th 2017

NB All details for 2017 TBC at this stage. 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 [...]

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Scientific Ghost Vigil Oct 28th 2017

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 [...]

  • Halloween at Muncaster

Halloween 26th-31st Oct 2017

Dare you visit one of Britain's most haunted castles this Halloween?! All details for 2017 are to be confirmed. Please allow plenty of time to arrive, park and make your way into the gardens, particularly [...]