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2. Muncaster Castle


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Muncaster Castle

Muncaster Castle, home to the Pennington family for 800 years, has a fine collection of art and antiques. Its Great Hall, Octagonal Library and elegant Dining Room are all windows on a grand past. Situated between the Irish Sea and Hardknott Pass, Muncaster is located in a dramatic landscape. The wild setting of ancient woods and soaring mountains provides opportunities to explore the designated paths and walks. Muncaster also has an aviary containing a large collection of owls, and is headquarters of the World Owl Trust. 

Muncaster Castle Address:
Muncaster Castle
CA18 1RQ
England, UK

Muncaster Castle Opening Times:
March to October; gardens, owl centre and meadow vole maze are open daily from 10.30 am to 6.00 pm (or dusk if earlier).

The Castle is open Sunday to Friday from 12.00 pm to 4.30 pm

Muncaster Castle  Admission:

Gardens, Owl Centre & Maze        
Adult £8.50                   
Child £6.00                   
Family (2 adults and 2 children 5 - 15 years) £27.00                          
Under 5 years Free

Castle Upgrade
Adult £2.50
Child £1.50
Family (2 adults and 2 children 5 - 15 years) £5.00       
Under 5 years Free

Season Tickets Available
Group Discounts Available (pre-booking essential) for groups of 12 or more
Car-Parking Free

Dogs are alowed in the gardens and owl centre if kept on a lead

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