Welcome to Muncaster Castle, Gardens, Hawk & Owl Centre

  • Historic haunted castle, Himalayan gardens, bluebell woods
  • Hawk & Owl Centre, exhilarating flying displays, bird of prey experiences
  • Enchanted Trail, Meadowvole Maze and adventure playgrounds
  • Cafes, gift-shops and accommodation
  • Wedding, function and corporate event venue
  • Gift experiences and special events.

For groups, for individuals and families, for days out or memorable special occasions, Muncaster offers an unforgettable experience to all in an idyllic setting amongst the Western Lake District fells. Come visit us soon.

Muncaster Castle, Western Lake District
Muncaster Castle & Gardens - the clocktower range
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handler Emma holding an owl
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Special Events at Muncaster - Colour Run for Hospice At Home
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Tickets & Online Store - Afternoon Tea in the Castle gift experience
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Coachmans Quarters B&B Muncaster Castle
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Lake District weddings at Muncaster Castle
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autumn colours in the Muncaster grounds
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hawk & owl Centre
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From Facebook

15th of June 2019 10:18 PM Link
Brilliant writeup for Muncaster, the Pennington and lots of our neighbouring attractions in The Guardian today, whose writer visited the Western Lake District & Coast by train. Read the article here http://bit.ly/2Zq7OOB
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Latest News from Muncaster

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    Great writeup for the Western Lake District in the Guardian

    The Guardian's writer visited our area by train on a car-free visit organised by Cumbria Tourism, was a guest at our sister property the Pennington and visited Muncaster, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Eskdale Mill and [...]

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    Dogs Monthly mention for Muncaster

    There's a mention for Muncaster from Dogs Monthly Magazine's feature Heritage Hounds, dog-friendly days out at heritage properties with Cumbria's Living Heritage - read the article here. There's lots more on the website about bringing [...]

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    Gacko is Fool of Muncaster 2019

    2019 Fool of Muncaster is Gacko, AKA Gary Bridgens from Barrow-in-Furness in Cumbria. Gary has been performing at Muncaster for many years now, giving great service to the art of Tomfoolery and is a true [...]

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    We accept the Lake District £

    As of now, you can both purchase your LD£ at Muncaster and spend them, at the main gate, the cafes and the shops. Find out more about the Lake District Pound here > The LD£ [...]

  • Afternoon Teas in the Castle

    Afternoon Teas in the Castle 2019

    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? [...]

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    BearGanza: Teddy Bear Takeover in the Castle – July 2019

    Over eighty bears have successfully stormed Muncaster Castle and are now enjoying living there along with the slightly bearwildered Pennington family, who have previously held the Castle on their own for well over 800 [...]