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.