Eating at Wray
Need some refreshment during your visit to Wray Castle? Our partners at JOEY's Café offer a wide range of snacks and drinks to help you refuel before or after your adventures.
JOEY’s Café at Wray
JOEY's Café at Wray is a convenient pit stop for those walking or cycling along Windermere's west shore. The café is located towards the back of the Castle (near the outdoor toilets), so you don't need to enter the castle to stop and refuel. It's where the original kitchen courtyard once stood.
Choose from a range of vegan goodies, baked on site by the dedicated chef, and a selection of hot and cold drinks.
You’ll also find the JOEY’s Café team at other nearby places we care for – Claife Viewing Station and Hill Top.
Helping the National Trust
A percentage of the café's revenue goes towards maintaining the Wray estate, so consider that slice of cake to be rewarding in more ways than one.
Bring a picnic to Wray
If you'd rather bring your own food with you, please remember that barbecues and gas stoves are not allowed in the park, but picnics are always welcome. Please just make sure to take your rubbish home with you to help look after this special place. Thank you.
Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.
If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.
Always check when you visit
Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.
Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.
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Discover Wray's church-like interiors and visit the photography exhibition.
Discover what family-friendly activities are on offer at Wray parkland and castle, from outdoor walks and lakeside views to a scenic boat cruise across Windermere * *seasonal.
If you can see yourself working in the beautiful grounds of Wray Castle or welcoming visitors inside, we might just have a role for you. Find out more about volunteering here.
The Lake District is full of great, locally produced food, whether you want to bring your own picnic or eat somewhere like the Boathouse Café at Fell Foot or Joey’s Café at Wray Castle.