Emperor Hadrian’s Birthday Bubble Bath

Press release What happened? - emperor hadrian’s birthday bubble bath Where? – ravenglass roman bathhouse When? – monday 12 noon 24 january 2022

To celebrate the launch of hadrian's wall 1900 the emperor hadrian himself Sailed in on monday from rome to the ravenglass estuary where he enjoyed a Bubble bath within the ancient roman bathhouse. Suitably refreshed and Cleansed, he is now ready for the year of festivities along his hadrianic frontier. The 24th january 2022 would have been his 1946 Th birthday and 1900 years since He decreed that a frontier be constructed to define the limits of his empire. The Ceremonies were supervised by sulis, the romano celtic goddess of thermal Springs and healing waters. The emperor enjoyed a very hot bubble bath, Roman honey cake and of course, mulled wine, newly popularised in the 2nd Century throughout the roman empire.

Visit England Best Told Story

Muncaster Castle, Gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre awarded a Best Told Story Award in the Visit England Tourism Awards 2020/21

Muncaster Castle is one of 3 attractions in the Western Lake District to receive accolades in the 2020/21 Visit England Tourism Awards receiving "Best Told Story". After such a challenging 18 months for everyone, it is a wonderful and welcome accolade and as quoted by Peter Frost-Pennington "a huge pat on the back for all our loyal staff & volunteers."

Read the full press relase and Peter's words below.

We are #HereForCulture

Muncaster Castle, Gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Muncaster Castle is one of 445 heritage organisations across the country set to receive a lifesaving financial boost from the Government thanks to the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help them through the coronavirus pandemic.

445 organisations will share £103 million, including Muncaster Castle to help restart vital reconstruction work and maintenance on cherished heritage sites, keeping venues open and supporting those working in the sector ...