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Welcome to Castle Howard: Yorkshire's finest historic house and gardens.

Home to the Howard family for over 300 years, 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.

Due to a technical fault, the wheelchair lift in the house is only suitable for manual wheelchairs at the moment. An engineer has been called. Sorry for any inconvenience.

House & Grounds castle howard
Visit us year round and admire impressive architecture and breathtaking landscapes.
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Castle Howard Spring
Plan ahead! House & Grounds tickets are now available to buy online in advance.
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Sounds in the Grounds
Enjoy family fun at 'Sounds in the Grounds' our mini music festival on Saturday 30 August.
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Giftshop Gifts
Visit the Stable Courtyard and browse a great range of gifts or treat yourself at our Café
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The Farm Shop
Visit our Farm Shop for delicious local, regional and national produce.
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Garden Centre
Visit our Garden Centre for a great range of green goods and garden gifts as well as expert advice.
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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.

Family, staff and visitors all play a role in making Castle Howard what it is today.

 

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