Themed Study Tours
General History Tour: Learn how Muncaster Castle and the lives of the Pennington Family has changed over the past 800 years.
Roman Muncaster: It is believed that the castle is built on Roman ruins. Find out why this area was an important area to the Romans and see some authentic Roman artefacts.
Costumes through the Centuries: Meet the Pennington ancestors and see how their clothing styles changed throughout the centuries. See examples dating back over 150 years old.
Muncaster’s Folklore and Fairytales: Muncaster’s history is full of interesting and fascinating stories and people. Hear the stories of the likes of Tom Fool, Lord Muncaster & the Crying Baby.
Art & Design: Muncaster Castle, full of extraordinary carvings, leather wallcoverings & paintings, is perfect inspiration for you to create your own masterpiece.
Creative Writing: Are you looking for a location full of history and atmosphere to help create that perfect story. Let Muncaster Castle provide the inspiration.
Victorian Christmas Tour: Available end November to mid December only for a special price of £6 per student; experience Christmas in a Victorian great house in the 1860s, meet the servants, sing some carols and you might even meet Santa Claus!
- Maximum group size 20 – 25 Students
- Larger groups will be split into smaller groups for the tours
- Tours are available between 10.00 am and 12.00 pm
Keystage 3 & 4 Educational visits are competitively priced at £4.50 per student or accompanying adult/supervisor, with one adult place free for every 10 students. Themed study tours are £1 per person when booked as part of an educational visit.
See ‘Prepare for your educational visit‘ for practical information about visiting Muncaster as part of Keystage 3 & 4 tours and our booking forms are below.
Booking form (PDF format)
Booking form (Word format)