Don't forget Fathers Day this weekend! and at this point we do still have an odd table for afternoon tea in the Castle on Sunday afternoon. Tickets include Castle and Gardens entry for the day so it's great value as well as a whole day out. Tickets and more information here.
Spring time means baby season here at Muncaster, for both our centre and wild birds. I was lucky enough to hear the sound of young birds calling after our 'Sky Hunters' display. I always have to investigate further and upon peering my head up into the eaves of the low building, I traced the sound [...]
Many congratulations to Frumpid Stumplestone worthy winner of the 2018 Jester Tournament to elect the new Fool of Muncaster 2018! As far as we know, Muncaster is the only stately home which still has an official Fool, a post awarded annually at the Festival of Fools over Spring Bank Holiday. Many thanks to outgoing fool [...]
Well where do I start? Firstly apologies for late posting, it's been a manic couple of months so far, so once again this blog may be a bit random! In April we were joined by Danielle who came along for some work experience. Was nice as always having a fresh face around the centre and [...]
Spring really is my favourite season of the year and it's definitely sprung here at Muncaster. Daffodils and primroses are in full bloom. Greenfinches have returned and I heard my first Chiffchaff of the year signing the famous 'chiff chaff chiff chaff' song! Dawn chorus is at its best. Buzzards courtship displaying and the Ravens [...]
From Sunday 25th March we move to full season opening. Gardens & Hawk & Owl Centre are open 10.30 - 5pm, bird of prey displays are at 11.30am and 2pm (wild heron feed 4pm) and the Castle's public rooms are open 12noon to 4pm Sunday to Friday (closed most Saturdays). Creeping Kate's Kitchen cafe and [...]
The films are announced for Picnic Cinema's 2018 season and for Muncaster it's Priscilla Queen of the Desert and The Big Lebowski! Tickets go on sale from mid-March. Find out more here.
You may have already figured it out, you may not…today (Saturday 17th February) is Random Acts of Kindness Day! To celebrate, those nice people at the herdy company have hidden herdy surprises to spread smiles across Cumbria! Join herdy on a fun filled adventure and play ‘hunt the herdy’ with us - there are two [...]
We have a number of houses on the Estate and surrounding area available for long term residential let. If you're interested in knowing more, please get in touch via email to info[at]muncaster.co.uk or call us on 01229 717614
We're looking for seasonal staff for Muncaster and also the Pennington Hotel group, to begin in March AND we're also looking for a full-time stonemason. Seasonal positions at Muncaster Castle & Pennington Hotels (paid opportunities) Shop, reception and ticket office vacancies are now filled, please note but we still need staff to fill positions in [...]