Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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All Annual Pass holders are eligible to a 10% discount on food and drink bought in our various cafes and shops
Wonderful outdoor amenities, great shopping opportunities and excellent cafes and restaurants. A great day out.
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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.

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.

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