Press and Media

April 2019

Eric Robson at Muncaster

2019-04-25T22:17:25+01:00Hot News, Latest News, Press and Media|

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 [...]

Muncaster and the HHA pledge an oak for Notre Dame

2019-04-19T10:28:30+01:00Latest News, Press and Media|

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 [...]

June 2017

Muncaster on the TV

2017-11-01T02:15:46+01:00Muncaster Estates Blog, Castle Curators Diary, Latest News, Press and Media|

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 [...]

May 2017

Expedia Seven-Day Castle Road Trip includes Muncaster

2017-07-07T14:48:22+01:00Latest News, Press and Media|

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, [...]

Sausage festival celebrates great local links – CumbriaLive

2017-07-07T14:48:58+01:00Press and Media|

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 [...]

November 2016

Glitzy Secrets’ Top Haunted Wedding Venues

2017-07-07T14:49:33+01:00Press and Media|

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 [...]

August 2015