Wray Castle's Summer of Sport

People playing volleyball at Wray Castle, Cumbria

Join us at Wray Castle for a summer filled with fun, games and sporting adventures.

Taster sessions 

On Friday 29 July, our summer of sport kicks off, with taster sessions running throughout the holidays: 

  • Sailing: Friday 29 Jul
  • Rugby: Friday 12 Aug
  • Weightlifting: Friday 19 Aug
  • Cycling: Friday 26 Aug
  • Canoeing: Friday 2 Sept 

See 'What's On' below for more information and booking details. For a small donation you can take home a medal for taking part! 

Sunday Sports Days

See how many sports you and the whole family can take part in this summer. Archery, tennis, badminton...we've got plenty for you to choose from and all the sessions are free. Each Sunday from 10.30am - 4pm we'll be hosting a different sport, so come and have a go. 

Pick up a bow and have a go at archery
Girl tries archery at Wray Castle, Cumbria
Pick up a bow and have a go at archery


A castle favourite, you'll be pleased to hear that archery is back this summer. For just £2 per person you can pick up a bow and have a go. Sessions run on Wednesdays throughout the summer holidays, no need to book in advance, just head down to the walled garden when you arrive by boat. 

Taster sailing sessions at Wray Castle

What's on 

There's always something going on at the castle. Why not join us for a special, family day out?