Events 2017-04-23T15:46:53+00:00

Exciting events for 2017 – see below

This Week at Muncaster:
Daily : Gardens, Hawk & Owl Centre open 10.30am-5pm, bird of prey displays 11.30am & 2pm
Daily : Hawk Walks available
Sun-Fri : Castle open 12noon to 4pm
Sat 29th-Mon 31st: Cumberland Sausage, Food & Drink Festival

  • Cumberland Sausage Festival

Cumberland Sausage, Food & Drink Festival 29 Apr-1 May

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 [...]

  • LandArt Practitioner Workshop

Land Art Practitioners Workshop 20th May

With Richard Shilling, this workshop is a must for all inspired to art by the natural world and those looking to teach and lead in this art form. Booking is via Eventbrite direct with Richard [...]

  • 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? [...]

  • 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 [...]

Colour Run at Muncaster Jul 2nd 2017

Colour Run for Hospice at Home West Cumbria returns 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 [...]

  • Shakespeare at Muncaster Castle

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet 6th Aug

Shakespeare on the Lawn - 'Romeo & Juliet' Aug 6th Travelling company The Three Inch Fools return to Muncaster with their production of 'Romeo and Juliet' on the Castle lawn. The production will start at 6pm. [...]

Picnic Cinema Aug 11th & 12th

Picnic Cinema returns to Muncaster for the weekend with two classic films on the big screen on the Castle front lawn. Friday 11th, PULP FICTION (18)  Saturday 12th, BOOGIE NIGHTS (18) The evening's entertainment begins [...]

Race the Tide Aug 26th 2017

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 Cumbrian terrain battling the mud and various [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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, [...]

  • skeletons in the fireplace ghost vigil

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 [...]

  • Owls by Moonlight

Christmas Owls by Moonlight

A fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings before Christmas to enjoy an owl  flying display after dark. Taking place on Saturdays 25th November and 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December, these spectacular evenings [...]

  • Christmas at Muncaster

Christmas Tea in the Castle 2017

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 [...]

  • Victorian Christmas

Christmas Victorian Tours for Schools

Available 27th November – 15th  December 2017 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 [...]

  • Drawing room function

Valentines Dinner in the Castle 17 Feb 2018

Bring your Valentine to Muncaster in the evening for a sumptuous gourmet dinner in the elegant surroundings of the Castle's state rooms; an extravagantly romantic event made for lovers... Guests meet in the Great Hall for a [...]

  • Afternoon Tea in the Castle

Mothers Day Afternoon Tea in the Castle 11th Mar 2018

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 [...]

  • teddies go free at easter muncaster castle

Teddies Go Free at Easter 30 Mar – 2 Apr 2018

Teddies go free! Free entry for every child with a teddy* over the Easter weekend 30th March - 2nd April 2018, Friday to Monday inclusive. Lots of teddy-based fun for all the family over the [...]