Muncaster Castle


Alcohol License
Buffet Meal Facilities
Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
DJ Facilities
Dry Hire Availability
Entertainment License
Evening Reception Facilities
Exclusive Use
Live Band Facilities
Onsite Catering
100 capacity

The feel

Set in the heart of the Western Lake District, Muncaster Castle is bordered by beautiful gardens, wild woods and spectacular views of the Lakeland Fells. On warm sunny days, guests can enjoy the breathtaking views from the Castle. Alternatively, guests can meet in the grandeur of the Great Hall, with antique stained glass windows and period furniture.

Muncaster Castle has a choice of 5 distinctive rooms licensed for Civil Marriages and Partnerships, we offer an exceptional venue for your wedding celebration. We guarantee exclusive use of your chosen rooms and your wedding date. The Great Hall, with dramatic rich red and wood pannelled walls, dates from the medieval age. With its log fire, it is at the pivotal heart of the Castle, ensuring a warm and romantic feel for a wedding ceremony or drinks reception.

The galleried Library, a forty foot high octagonal room with over 6,000 books, overlooks the River Esk and the magnificent Lakeland Fells. For smaller ceremonies, The Guard Room has an intimate and romantic atmosphere, with a barrel vaulted ceiling, Elizabethan fireplace, oak panelling and secret passage. The Drawing Room, with an ornate Italian plasterwork ceiling and large windows looking on to the Front Lawns can be used for the ceremony or wedding breakfast.

The Family Dining Room resplendent with 18th century marquetry above the fireplace and wood pannelled walls, has a large bay window overlooking the Castle Front Lawns. This room is always bright and welcoming for guests to enjoy reception drinks, ceremonies or meals.The Formal Dining Room with rich green and gilt leather wall covering boasts bay windows overlooking the Ghyll, home to huge sweeping banks of rhododendron and exotic trees. The antique walnut table creates a stunning setting. The refurbished Old Laundry Function Room in the Gardens is available for evening receptions and parties.

We also offer 4 star accommodation in the Gardens which sleep up to 29 guests.


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Sheer Gold Wedding Cars

17 Oct 2012

We have visited quite a few hotels in the area and must say that this one is just magnificent. The grounds are gorgeous and the staff very friendly and welcoming.A…

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Muncaster Castle
Lake District
CA18 1RQ

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Muncaster Castle