The Children's Book Festival came back

Visual for the 2017 Wray Castle Book Festival showing popular children's characters at Wray Castle

Welcome to the Wray Castle Children’s Book Festival, 4-5 March 2017

Back by popular demand for a second year, we celebrated World Book Day weekend in style at the National Trust Children’s Book Festival in the Lake District.  Over 800 people joined in the fun-filled weekend.


Book Festival highlights

The second Children's Book Festival was a huge hit with's what some of our visitors said.

Thank you 

The National Trust would like to say a BIG thank you to all the authors, illustrators and publishers who have supported the festival and made it possible. Can you spot your favourite characters in our festival design?