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Muncaster Gardens

Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle and gardens described by John Ruskin as the `Gateway to Paradise´with over 70 acres of glorious gardens set around the castle, featuring plants and trees from all over the world. Spectacular, monstrously tall, early-flowering rhododendrons, camellia and azalea collections set against the dramatic backdrop of the Lake District fells. Don´t miss these in April & May, or `Bluebell Heaven´ in April. No matter what time of year you visit, there is always something in flower. Home to the World Owl trust with over 50 species on display.Plus a yearly events programme to keep the whole family entertained.

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Dog/Pet friendly

Parking Available

Disabled Access

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly




Disabled Access

Parking Available


Extra info

Parkland Acreage: 77

Open Times: Feb to Dec - See website for details and seasonal variations.

Price Details: See website for seasonal variations. Castle upgrade optional extra on Garden ticket (Castle closed Sat, see Muncaster Castle for opening times.)

Arrival information and directions

Address: Ravenglass, Cumbria, RavenglassCA18 1RQ, United Kingdom

On A595 one mile south of Ravenglass. From south, J36 of M6, and follow signs for Western Lake District.SatNav CA18 1RD

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