Exciting events for 2019 – see below

This Week at Muncaster;
Gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre open daily. Castle open Sun-Fri. More about opening times
Sunday 19th May : Afternoon Tea in the Castle

  • 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? [...]

  • Fool of Muncaster Audience

Festival of Fools 26-28 May 2019

Come along and soak up the carnival atmosphere at the Festival of Fools, held on the Castle front lawn with something for all the family. As well as lots of family fun over the [...]

  • visitors watching picnic cinema

Picnic Cinema Aug 9th & 10th 2019

Films are announced for Picnic Cinema's return to Muncaster for the weekend in August 2019; two classic films on the big screen on the Castle front lawn and the best summer party you'll attend! [...]

  • Halloween at Muncaster

Halloween 2019

Halloween in 2019 is 25th-27th Oct and 31st Oct-2nd Nov.  NB! Details are TBD for 2019. Dare you visit one of Britain's most haunted castles this Halloween?!  Please allow plenty of time to arrive, [...]

  • Muncaster Halloween Ghost Vigil

Scientific Ghost Vigil Halloween 2019

There has been a growing demand from members of the public to work with the scientific vigil research team based here at Muncaster Castle, and as a result of this we offer public places [...]

  • Medieval Muncaster

Medieval Muncaster Aug 24th-26th 2019

Over the bank holiday weekend, Muncaster returns to the 15th century with the Red Wyvern re-enactment society. Think history is dusty and boring? Think again; Medieval Muncaster brings the past to life with enthusiastic [...]

  • Race the Tide medals

Race the Tide Aug 24th 2019

Muncaster Castle is hosting the Lake District's friendliest adventure race, “Race the Tide” on Saturday 24th August, with options to make a bank holiday weekend of it, 23rd to 26th August. Once more the [...]

  • owls by moonlight

Owls by Moonlight 2019

Available on selected weekend dates in December, this is a fantastic opportunity to visit Muncaster Castle in the evenings before Christmas to enjoy an owl flying display after dark. Saturday 14th December, Saturday 21st [...]

  • Christmas at Muncaster

Christmas Tea in the Castle 2019

Come along for a festive Afternoon Tea in the run-up to Christmas this year! The ideal way to brighten those dark pre-Christmas days; meet by a roaring fire in the Great Hall decorated for [...]