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

A summer of adventure


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

Beastie Walk

Thu 25 Aug 2016
Get up close and personal to Wray Castle's smallest residents at home under their leaves and in dark holes, using microscopes!

Cycling Taster Session

Fri 26 Aug 2016
Get the cycling bug in this free taster session.

Sunday Sports Days

Sun 28 Aug 2016
Come and enjoy a Summer of Sport at Wray Castle on our Sunday Sports Days!

Enjoy Running at Wray Castle

Tue 30 Aug 2016
Enjoy running at Wray Castle with these runs, led by experienced leaders. You'll get helpful tips and techniques for running offroad, and there'll be different drills every week to develop skills, confidence and fitness. These friendly sessions...

Grass Caterpillars

Thu 01 Sep 2016
Join our Rangers as we get stuck into some mud creating grass caterpillars, it may get messy but it'll be great fun!

Canoeing Taster Session

Fri 02 Sep 2016
Try paddle power in this free taster session.
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!