Muncaster’s Gardens are open

We are happy to announce that Muncaster Castle’s gardens are now open from 10.30am to 5pm each day. Please buy your tickets online before arriving (limited numbers available) to enjoy the beautiful gardens of Muncaster Castle.

Please see below the guidelines to be taken while enjoying your day in the gardens to ensure the safety of all and to mitigate the coronavirus risk within the gardens. Please strictly follow these guidelines

See you soon!

  • Please do not come If you or any member of your household are displaying any coronavirus symptoms - please follow governmental guidance and isolate.
  • Use the main gate entrance
  • If you see a member of staff in the gardens – please be ready to show your tickets from afar/ quote the ticket number
  • Maintain social distancing at all times
  • The toilets will be cleaned throughout the day – but please ensure you wash hands throughout your visit
  • Follow one way signs
  • Respect others and their space
  • Only the Gardens and toilets are open at this stage
  • E Tickets are non-refundable
  • Please buy your tickets before arriving
  • Should governmental guidelines change we may need to close the gardens once again – we will update the website & refund tickets for future days accordingly

Please select "Dated GARDEN Tickets" from the dropdown below. Then select your preferred date from the calendar, followed by the number of tickets required.


In 2020 we will be open as below;

  • We will be open when restrictions are lifted - please keep checking here and our social media pages for the latest information.
Hawk & Owl Centre
Bird Displays
Owl Garden 
Tearoom & Shop
Main Gift Shop
& Cafe
MeadowVole Maze
Main season
When restrictions are lifted
11.30 & 2.00
12.00-4.00 Sun-Fri
(Closed Sat)
Open (NB closed 21-24 Oct)
27 Oct - 1 Nov
11.30 & 2.00
12.00-late (as Scary Maze)
Winter season
Sat & Sun ONLY
3 Nov-22 Dec
1.30 &
Wild Heron Feed 3.00
Call to check

CASTLE CLOSED MOST SATURDAYS EASTER TO OCTOBER. By exception, the Castle may open during this period on Saturdays at Bank Holiday weekends and during school holidays when no functions are booked. This will be notified on the website home page.

Entry to the site and ticket sales are via Main Gate from Easter to Halloween incl. At other times, entry is via the Church Gate entrance (ca 1/3 mile south from our main gate car park and signed for Coach, Disabled and Accommodation parking), with tickets available from the Owl Garden Tearoom or Reception.