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Muncaster Castle

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The historic haunted castle, still a lived-in family home, is the jewel in the crown of this majestic setting on the Western Lake District. Host to private weddings, functions and parties, this awe-inspiring setting is simply idyllic.

See the Castle in all its glory and hear from the Pennington family, who have resided in the Castle since 1208, about Muncaster's colourful history and residents.

Learn about Tom Fool aka Tom Skelton, court jester at Muncaster in the 16th Century with his links to Shakespeare and the ghost stories about him causing trouble today!

Only 10 miles away from ‘Britain’s favourite view’ at Wastwater, the Western Lake District is the hidden gem waiting for your discovery...


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