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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
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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
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
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
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.
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
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
Visited at the weekend with my parents and dog whilst on a walk from Ravenglass to Eskdale. Muncaster looked like they had really pushed the boat out for Halloween this year, lots of happy kids and families!
We had a cuppa and a cake from...More
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
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 way in or any weakness in the alarm system's.
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
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 explanation.