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

Wray Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Children's Book Festival - Book Boat

Sat 04 Mar 2017
09:00-16:30
Arrive at the Children's Book Festival in style onboard the specially chartered Book Boat, sailing from Bowness Bay to the castle's own boathouse. Please note, people sailing must have already purchased a day ticket for the Book Festival.

Sat 4 March Day Ticket: Wray Castle Children's Book Festival

Sat 04 Mar 2017
09:30-16:30
Get your day ticket before buying your author event tickets. Your day ticket provides access to the castle and a wide range of free activities.

Ed Vere: Wray Castle Children's Book Festival

Sat 04 Mar 2017
10:00-10:45
Max thinks he'd like to be friends with Bird. He would also like to chase Bird and maybe eat him as a tasty snack. But that's not what friendship is all about . . .Is it?

Axel Scheffler and Philip Ardagh: Wray Castle Children's Book Festival

Sat 04 Mar 2017
10:00-10:45
Join Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author Philip Ardagh and Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler for some frankly improbable but hilarious adventures with the Grunt family!

Nicola Davies and Petr Horacek: Wray Castle Children's Book Festival

Sat 04 Mar 2017
11:30-12:15
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and knows everything about animals! Petr Horacek is an artist who brings each creature to life in this wild book.

Will Mabbitt: Wray Castle Children's Book Festival

Sat 04 Mar 2017
11:30-12:15
Get ready for a pirate adventure. Meet young Mabel Jones and her dastardly crew and take a voyage aboard the Feroshus Maggot.
Wray Castle

Eating

Wray Castle

Shopping

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

Wray Castle

Get involved

Volunteer helps children with craft activity

Become a volunteer 

Volunteer with us at Wray Castle; work in an amazing place, meet new people and know that you're helping a great cause - three fabulous reasons to start volunteering.

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Groups

group on picnic bench at Wray Castle

Visiting Wray Castle as a group 

Wray Castle is a great day out for your school or group.