Muncaster Castle and Gardens


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Address and contact details
Ravenglass, Cumbria, CA18 1RQ
Tel: 01229 717818
Fax: 01229 717010
Latitude: 54° 21' 15" N
Longitude: 3° 22' 49" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:Private, Mrs P.R. Gordon-Duff-Pennington
Umbrella organisation:English Heritage
Personnel
Head Gardener: Jason Haine
Contact person: Jason Haine
Plant collection
Notable plants within the collection:
Tallest Acer palmatum, Nothofagus dombeyi and Notofagus obliqua in the British Isles
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
Eastern Asia
Special genera within the collections:
Rhododendron
Special collections:
Forrest collections.
Kingdon-Ward collections.
Conifers, ICCP, – 17 Genera, 29 Species, 30 Taxa, 120 Plants.
Record Keeping:Unknown
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:No
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:Unknown
Interpretation:Signs, brochures, guided trails, supervised garden walks
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Restaurant, café, plant shop, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 11am-5pm
Location map
Location map

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