Events 2017-10-16T09:33:44+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 – Hawk Walks & ‘Help a Hoodie‘ Vulture Experiences available.
Sun to Fri : Castle open 12 noon – 4pm, closed Sat.

  • Halloween at Muncaster

Halloween 26th-31st Oct 2017

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. [...]

  • LandArt Practitioner Workshop

Land Art Practitioners Workshop 21st October

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. At this time of year the gardens [...]

  • skeletons in the fireplace ghost vigil

Scientific Ghost Vigil Oct 28th 2017

Now FULLY BOOKED for 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 [...]

  • 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 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd December, these spectacular evenings will begin [...]

  • 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 [...]

Festive on the Wild Side 27 Nov-15 Dec

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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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? [...]

  • Muncaster Food and Drink Festival

Cumberland Sausage Festival 5-7 May 2018

The 4th Sausage, 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 Holiday weekend. With celebrity chefs, cookery demos, sausage [...]

  • Muncaster Derwent Photography

Pennington Ancestors Tour 13-19 May 2018

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 27-29 May 2018

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 [...]

  • Medieval Muncaster

Medieval Muncaster Aug 25th-27th 2018

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 [...]