With an Annual Pass enjoy unlimited visits for 12 months - including Christmas - plus 10% discount in shops and cafés, newsletters and exclusive events.
Wonderful outdoor amenities, great shopping opportunities and excellent cafes and restaurants. A great day out.
You are here: Home > Shops & Cafés

Shops & Cafés in the Courtyard

Escape the high street and visit Castle Howard’s 18th century courtyard where you will discover a wonderful selection of shops and cafés, which are open all year, with free admission and parking.

Castle Howard Farm Shop
Our well stocked farm shop is packed with local and regional delicacies, gift foods and groceries as well as a traditional butcher's counter and deli.

Castle Howard Garden Centre
Pick up quality plants, expert advice and gift ranges from our garden centre. Or pop into the Stable Courtyard shops for homes accessories and books.

Castle Howard Café
Enjoy fresh, seasonal dishes at the Courtyard Café from breakfast and lunch to tea and cake. Or grab something to go from our takeaway coffee shop.

Discover a well-stocked farm shop, with butchery and delicatessen selling estate and local produce. Find charming gifts and home furnishings, inspired by country living, in the delightful Carriage House Shop and browse a range of fiction and non-fiction in the Bookshop. Just a short walk away, the Garden Centre offers an expert range of plants, trees and shrubs, plus a choice of garden accessories and gifts.

Take time out from your shopping and enjoy delicious home-cooked food in the bistro style Courtyard Café - or if you are on the go, pick up a takeout coffee, patisserie or ice cream at the Coffee Shop.

The shops and cafés are open daily from 10am to 5pm (4pm in January and February), with free admission and parking.  If you are visiting the House & Grounds, you will also discover the House Gift Shop, Fitzroy Room and Boathouse Café.