Wray Castle

Mock-Gothic castle sitting on the shores of Lake Windermere with turrets, towers and informal grounds

Wray Castle

Things to see and do

Children playing in the Peter Rabbit Adventure at Wray Castle, Cumbria

Inside the world of Wray 

You'll be surprised by what you find within the walls of Wray Castle. And if you're around at opening and closing time you might just see our portcullis in action.

Family walking in Wray Castle grounds, Cumbria

Walk to Blelham Tarn 

An interesting circular walk from Wray Castle taking in Blelham Tarn and returning via Lake Windermere shoreline. From the Ice Age to the Iron Age, medieval monks to Victorian visionaries, this walk combines tranquil beauty, great views and fascinating stories from the past.

Wray Castle

What's on 

Girls building a castle at Wray Castle, Cumbria

What's on 

There's always something going on at the castle. Why not join us for a special, family day out?

Wray Castle


Wray Castle


Young girl in National Trust gift shop

Take home a keepsake 

Pick up a reminder of your visit to Wray Castle from our on-site shop - budding archers could even leave with their first bow under their belts.

Wray Castle

Places to stay

 Summer House holiday cottage near Wray Castle, Cumbria

Places to stay at Wray Castle 

Extend your stay in the Lakes and make Wray and its surroundings your base. There's a choice of B&B, self-catering or camping nearby.

Wray Castle

Our work

South Lakes volunteers Neil and Lesley get stuck in to some dry-stone walling, Cumbria

Read Neil and Lesley's volunteer story 

We're very lucky to be joined by lots of volunteers who help us care for the special places you love. Neil and Lesley have been volunteering with us for 12 months and have loved every minute of it...take it from them!