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


If you go down to the woods today...

Have you discovered the new treehouse, or 'treecastle' in our grounds? After you submitted your ideas, our rangers have been working hard to complete this recent project, to make our outdoor play area even more of an adventure.

Wray Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Make A Spooky Spider

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Come and help us make spooky spiders to decorate our giant web in time for Halloween!

Besom Making

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Come and join our rangers to make your very own besom using traditional woodland methods and local materials.

Pumpkin Carving

Mon 24 Oct 2016
Have a go at carving a spooky pumpkin!

Hard Hat Tours

Sat 05 Nov 2016
Have you ever wanted to peek beyond the locked doors and venture up the out of bounds staircases? Well this is for you! Explore behind the scenes at this quirky Victorian Castle by joining one of our 'Hard Hat Tours'.
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

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!