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Muncaster Castle

Ravenglass, Cumbria, England

4 star Rating 4/5 (1 review)

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Visit Muncaster Castle for a fantastic day out with the kids, great programme of yearly events for kids or all sizes, especially during school holidays!

Don't miss five days of entertainment with the Sausage Festival, the Muncaster Festival, Medieval Muncaster and Halloween Week. Historic haunted castle, home to the Pennington family for 800 years, 70 acres of gardens for the kids to run wild in, indoor children's MeadowVole maze, playgrounds, cafe and shops. Muncaster is also home to the prestigious Hawk and Owl Centre with 2 breath-taking daily flying displays (main season only) and you can also watch wild herons come in for food!

There are also tailor made close up encounters on offer for extra investment on special occasions: you'll get a behind the scenes experience that far surpasses that of the casual visitor, excellent for birthday presents!


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ, England


Click here to visit Muncaster Castle's website
01229 717614

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

26th March - 25th October 2017: Sunday to Friday* 12:00 - 16:00

26th - 31st October 2017: Monday to Sunday 12:00 - 15:30

*Castle closed Saturdays except for bank holiday weekends.


General Admission

Adults from £7.00

Kids (5+) from £3.50

More Information

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome on the grounds. Assistance/Guide Dogs only in the Castle.

Guest suitability

Only the ground floor is accessible for wheelchairs. 


Hard drive out

4 star Rating 4 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 05.06.16

Came from Ambleside and it was a hard drive. The kids liked the birds of prey show. The castle less so. Lovely gardens. At the cafe had some really good food. Free parking but its a long walk to the castle grounds The half sized railway is 5 mins away.

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