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Muncaster Castle

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Muncaster Castle Admission Ticket
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Muncaster Castle Admission Ticket
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The historic and reputedly haunted Castle dating from the medieval age has been home to the Pennington family for over 800 years. It is a treasury of beautiful art and antiques, collected through the ages by the family who still live there. The...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ravenglass CA18 1RQ, England
+44 1229 717614
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a great place to visit for families. The gardens were beautiful, with lots to do. The owl and hawk centre was small but the display was amazing, with owls touching your head as they flew past. The guys doing the show were really knowledgable....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GemmaP29
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Where do I start. We have stay at the castle many times. The view from the terrace is unsurpassed. So many things to do and events. We are going this easter and always look forward to our stay. Make sure you see the birds of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jhowe320
Reviewed 26 December 2018

My husband and I shared an remarkable experience at one of the Muncaster Castle Owl and Hawk Centre night flying exhibitions. A winter solstice, a full moon, mist from the river Esk and the excellent and knowledgeable staff made for a magical evening. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Just had 11 of us attend for afternoon tea - excellent service,food, atmosphere and decorations were brilliant - well done Muncaster Happy Christmas

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 246mollie
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited out of season so couldn't go into the castle, but walked through the beautiful gardens, with their extensive collection of Himalayan trees - Acers, pines, Rhododendrons & bamboo galore, beautiful even in the pouring rain. But the highlight was the Hawk & Owl Centre...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane V
Reviewed 5 November 2018

very nice place pleantey to see and do very nice staff had time to chat and tell you what was going on

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank janetfielding607
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Not really what I would call castle, more a fortified home most of which is still lived in by its present owners so you don't get to see much of it. That said, what you do get to see is worth looking at. The grounds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tudgreen
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We came here during a half term break and visited during their Halloween event. Booked a dual ticket online for here and the Ravenglass railway. The event was excellent. Well organised, great shows, lovely grounds. The dog is allowed in the grounds but not the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trixie12345
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My partner and I visited Muncaster Castle during the summer holidays (so this review is well overdue) and had an absolutely wonderful time. We were unfortunately unable to spend much time exploring the castle or the grounds, but we were still able to catch sight...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Explore24969230925
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing time! We did the castle, scary maze and the circus which was fascinating! Great self tour around the castle. Such a stunning picturesque location.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jacqueline S
7 September 2018|
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Response from RooBurton_on_Trent | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in responding, but yes, the grounds certainly are. Not sure about the caste though.
6 August 2018|
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Response from Carol Ann S | Reviewed this property |
It's an insurance thing! sorry I know it's a pain, but not all people that visit the castle come to view it with kind thought's, some come with nefarious thought's of theft, and to photograph the window's, door's for an easy... More
20 July 2018|
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Response from JoeMalta735 | Reviewed this property |
most probably because this is a lived in property. However I have experienced this issue in other similar places of interest and the visitor must respect this request. The castle's administration may give a definite... More