Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Castle Howard
The house and gardens are open daily, book online in advance and save on admission.
Flower Festival
Floral arrangements, celebrity demos, drop in talks & more from 29 June to 2 July.
La traviata
A FREE, live, outdoor streaming of La traviata from the Royal Opera House on 4 July.
Afternoon Tea
Treat yourself to an indulgent afternoon tea in our elegant Grecian Hall when you visit.
Antiques Roadshow
Bring along your treasures for valuation when the BBC Antiques Roadshow visits on 13 July.
Our spectacular classical Proms concert returns on 19 August. Members save 10%.
Our shops are filled with floral and botanical gifting ideas to inspire.
Discover our cafes and restaurants with menus inspired by fresh, local, seasonal produce.
Extend your visit and stay at our peaceful holiday park, perfect for camping and caravanning.
Dog Rose
Mon 5th June
The prefix ‘dog’, which forms part of the common name of many of our native plants, translates in the botanical world to mean ‘worthless’ in the sens...
Mon 5th June
The cottage garden evokes images of traditional cottages with roses, clematis and honeysuckle rambling up the brickwork, along window ledges and over ...
Wed 24th May
The Castle Howard collection is full of fascinating objects inspired by the myths and legends of the ancient world. Featured below are just a few of t...
Explore the 79 square miles of the rolling Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Discover, explore and enjoy more with a Castle Howard Membership. Enjoy unlimited entry to the house & grounds.
Download our visitor leaflets and map and plan your visit in advance.
Enjoy a day out all the family will love with children's trails and our high energy adventure playground.

One of Britain's finest houses & gardens

Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape just outside York.

The Yorkshire stately home boasts world-renowned works or art and stunning architecture having been designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and built with the assistance of Nicholas Hawksmoor.

The grounds include lakes, fountains, temples and woodland as well as formal walled garden and children's adventure plaground making Castle Howard the perfect family day out, plus enjoy a changing programme of events, children's trails and a range of cafés and shops including farm shop and garden centre.

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