Muncaster is delighted to announce the launch of their innovative new visitor app, a specially designed ‘hand-held’ guide to the castle, gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre that visitors can download on their own smart phones.
The app, available for Android and iOS devices, uses GPS and a navigable map so that visitors can track their location in the extensive Gardens and seek out interesting information including narrated audio clips and fascinating videos. There’s even surprising Augmented Reality experiences to discover!
The Castle tour has also had the digital treatment, with the app including a fascinating Castle Audio Tour to enjoy. The audio tour, narrated by the family members of this unique ancestral home, features all of the magnificent state rooms on the ground and first floors and includes memorable stories that will surprise and delight.
Detail – Developed with PEEL Interactive over several months as part of Muncaster’s Covid recovery plan the videos and audio inputs have been written and narrated by the Pennington family.
Peter Frost-Pennington of Muncaster Castle says “ It has been such a joy to welcome visitors back to Muncaster this summer and our aim now is to keep them ‘appy by offering better interpretation and visitor interaction by the use of our new Muncaster App.”
Jessica Wright of Peel Interactive said “We have worked in many amazing places helping them enhance their offer to visitors and there is no attraction more fascinating and extraordinary than Muncaster. It has been a pleasure to use our expertise to assist the Pennington family in enlivening Muncaster even more for their many guests.”
• A fascinating audio tour around the state rooms of the magnificent Castle
• GPS enabled map for wayfinding purposes around the Gardens
• Interesting audio and video content relating to the Gardens and Hawk & Owl Centre
• Enchanting augmented reality experiences
• Find out ‘what’s on’ and ‘where to stay’ at Muncaster so that you can plan your visit
• Sign up for future news and events from Muncaster.
Downloading this app in advance using a WiFi connection before your visit is recommended. The app can also be downloaded via 4G, however connection may be limited in certain areas on site.
Devices will require AR-Core Capability.
App Store Link: Muncaster on the App Store (apple.com)
Play Store Link: Muncaster – Apps on Google Play