Activity throughout the year

Proddy Rug Demonstrations

We will be having Proddy Rug Demonstrations at Winkies Castle on

Saturday 22nd June, Sun 23rd June & Thurs 27th June 2019

No extra charge, normal admission prices.

All days 11.00am – 3.45pm last entry. Suitable for all ages.

What are PRODDY RUGS ?

Proddy Rugs are made by using strips of waste material to make a mat or floor covering, by threading it through hessian or simular material. 

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Once again, on July Sat 13th and sun 14th, if all goes well. Jim, the Bee Man, will be bringing the observation hive to Winkie’s castle. Where you can see the bees as they go about their work within the hive. 

Normal opening times 11-00am last entry 3-45pm 


The 2019 Exhibition tells the history of 

Marske Fishermen’s Choir 

Who are  celebrating their 50th year of service to the community 


If you would like to support us by becoming a Member of The Friends Of Winkie’s Castle please e-mail, or message us on our Facebook page.

Annual Membership is £3 for over 60’s, £5 Adult, £2 Junior + £12 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children). Members have free access to Winkies throughout the year.


The museum holds (or has access to) many photographs showing local views and people, plus postcards, documents etc. which can be viewed and examined by visitors or Friends on our new Touch Screen.  Prints will be available by request at a modest cost . There are also a few DVD disks which can be seen on the display monitors by request. We also stock books and various DVDs on the history of Marske and Marske Aerodrome .

 To view our gallery CLICK HERE