Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Castle Howard
Check our opening times and prices and plan your visit to the house and gardens now.
Family Visits
Enjoy a day out with family and friends with something for everyone to enjoy.
Flower festival
Colour & perfume fill the house during our flower festival from 23 to 26 June.
Castle Howard
Plan your visit to Castle Howard via frequent rail and bus links from York.
Caravans
Extend your visit and stay at our peaceful holiday park, perfect for camping and caravanning.
Garden Centre
Pick up everything you need to create the perfect outdoor space from our garden centre.
In the greenhouse
Wed 18th May
Well, it’s that time of the year again. The veg plants are bursting out of the greenhouse door, desperately needing to be planted out. The greenhouse ...
Cleaning Atlas
Fri 29th April
The three yearly deep clean of the the Atlas Fountain has now been completed removing the build up of moss and algae from the carved Portland stone. ...
Castle Howard
Tue 26th April
With over 300 years of history, there is always something new to discover about Castle Howard and our 9,000 acre estate. This A to Z will reveal th...
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 Annual Pass. Enjoy unlimited entry to the house & ground.
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 house & gardens

Castle Howard is a magnificent 18th century residence set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape in the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of North Yorkshire.

Visit and enjoy world-renowned collections, stunning architecture and inspiring family stories. Relax amid idyllic gardens, enjoy woodland and lakeside walks, and let off steam on the adventure playground. Castle Howard's changing programme of events and exhibitions offers something for all the family, as well as an excuse to visit time and time again. Many people contribute to the upkeep of Castle Howard and with this comes the challenge of securing it for future generations. Restoration and conservation work to the house and across the 10,000 acre estate, including nearly 200 listed buildings and monuments, is ongoing.

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