Renowned broadcaster and local resident Eric Robson was filmed being interviewed at Muncaster today. He was talking to Mark McAlindon for BBC Look North East & Cumbria about his retirement after 25 years at the helm of BBC Radio 4’s flagship gardening programme Gardeners’ Question Time. With stunning footage of Muncaster’s spring gardens as a [...]
Some of you will remember the devastating fire which badly damaged York Minster back in the 1980s. However, you may not know that forty of Britain's great houses and estates, including Muncaster, rallied around then to provide that most precious building material for a medieval cathedral, the English oak. Eighty huge trees were donated [...]
Muncaster is featuring in a fly-on-the-wall documentary for Channel 4. This was filmed over 2016 and is being screened on More4 from July 4th at 9pm. Images of Muncaster and the area show up throughout the series but look out for Muncaster particularly in these three episodes; July 11th is about the restoration of the [...]
Expedia featured Muncaster on their seven-day road trip around Northern England, picking up the area's best castles. Their route starts at the borders taking in Carlisle, Hutton in the Forest, Bolton, Lowther, Skipton, Sizergh and Kendal before turning west to spend the final day at Muncaster. Describes as the most flamboyant castle on the route, [...]
....we hope, barring major news from elsewhere, that Muncaster will feature on ITV's 'This Morning' this week, we think on Wednesday morning (17th May 2017). We'll keep you posted! Peter Andre met Iona and Peter Frost Pennington to talk about life at the Castle.
Peter Frost Pennington was interviewed by BBC Radio Cumbria as we approach the anniversary of the sad accident which killed Twiggy the roe deer's mother and left Peter and Iona, the owners of Muncaster, to deliver her unborn fawn and raise her themselves. The couple were at pains not to domesticate her but while she's [...]
A CELEBRATION of the humble British banger brought people in their thousands during the bank holiday weekend. For three days Muncaster Castle, near Ravenglass, hosted the wildly popular Cumberland Sausage Festival. Now in its third year it continues to grow attracting more and more visitors eager to chomp their way through an astonishing amount of [...]
Twiggy, a roe deer fawn saved by the owners of Muncaster Castle, featured in an article in the Whitehaven News as she gets ready to go it alone. Peter Frost-Pennington, a qualified vet, delivered the fawn after her mother was hit by a car in May. Named Twiggy after her long, slender legs, she has [...]
Muncaster features in Glitzy Secrets' blog about the top haunted wedding venues in the UK. While sadly a little inaccurate (Muncaster has several ghosts but as far as we know Henry VI has never been one of them) we're delighted to be mentioned. Glitzy Secrets is a multi award-winning online retailer specialising in wedding and [...]
In a whistle stop tour of family friendly holiday destinations in Northern England, Days Out With Your Kids visited Muncaster in August 2015. Read the original article.