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Opening Times & Prices

Castle Howard is open every day except Christmas Day, with the house open daily during High Season. Please find opening times and prices below.

Please note, because of the recent poor weather the Walled Garden will remain closed due to slippery walkways. This will be monitored over the next few days and will re-open as soon as possible.

Important information: The house & grounds will be closed to all visitors on Sunday 18 January due to a private event, the Stable Courtyard will remain open as usual.


High Season
Saturday 22 November - Sunday 21 December 2014
Saturday 21 March - Sunday 1 November 2015 & Saturday 21 November - Sunday 20 December 2015

House & Grounds
Adult - £14
Concession - £12
Child (5 - 16) - £7.50
Under 5 - Free
Family (2+3) - £35.50
Grounds Only
Adult - £9.50
Concession - £9

Child (5 - 16) - £6
Under 5 - Free
Family (2+3) - £23

Open daily from 10am - 5pm (House 11am, last admission 4pm*). Book your tickets online now.


Low Season (House closed**)
Monday 22 December 2014 - Friday 20 March 2015 & Monday 2 November - Friday 20 November 2015

Grounds Only
Adult - £6
Child (5 - 18) - £3
Concession - £5
Under 5 - Free
Family (2+3) - n/a

Open daily from 10am - 5pm (4pm in January & February.)


The Stable Courtyard & Garden Centre are open year round from 10am, with free admission & parking.

Annual Pass holders are entitled to unlimited free access to the house and grounds during standard opening hours. Last admission to the house is at 4pm, with last admission to the grounds at 4.30pm via the Ticket Office.

* Last entry to the house may occasionally be earlier as we prepare for a wedding ceremony. Details can be found on our changes to admission page.

** During low season the house, house gift shop & Fitzroy Room restaurant are closed. The Boathouse café is open weekends & school holidays only (weather permitting), 11am - 3pm. The land train does not run.