Wray Castle

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, our outdoor space is open for local visitors to access for walks. The Castle is closed. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe.

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

More about this place

Wray Castle

Things to see and do

Autumn walks at Wray Castle

Three girls enjoying the outdoor play trail at Wray Castle

Wray Castle  

Wray Castle’s play trail is always open for adventure. Test your balancing skills on the slack line, climb up the rope on the scramble board, and be king or queen of the tree-castle in the woods.

Inside the cafe at Wray Castle

A bite to eat 

We've brought the castle's original kitchen back to life with our Kitchen Court Café. Indulge yourself with a sweet treat or savoury delight to takeaway.

Ashness Woods in autumn sun, Borrowdale, Lake District

Autumn in the Lake District 

Coming to the Lake District when the fells are turning from green to gold? We think it's one of the best times to visit - here are our top 10 things to do in autumn.

Wray Castle


Hardwicke Rawnsley, co-founder of the National Trust

Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley at Wray Castle 

Did you know that one of the founders of the National Trust had a close connection to Wray Castle?