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

Enjoy the castle grounds in winter

Wray Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Bird Box Safari

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Build a bird box for feathered friends then walk through the woods with our ranger to choose the best spot in the castle grounds to hang the home for new residents. Booking essential, call us now to make sure you don't miss out!

Guided Tours

Sat 18 Mar 2017
Wray Castle is not your usual National Trust property or your usual castle! So join a guided tour to discover the many tales this Victorian mansion has to tell.

Survival Skills

Sat 08 Apr 2017
Tick off some 50 things as you learn basic survival skills with the help of our rangers, like building a shelter in the woods, then you'll be ready for any adventure.

Cadburys Easter Hunts

Fri 14 Apr 2017
Weave your way through our woodland or stroll lazily along the lakeshore this Easter as your follow the hunt clues. Complete the trail to be rewarded with a Cadburys chocolate bunny.
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!

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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.