Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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It is easy to reach Castle Howard by public transport, with two bus services operating daily from York. Come by bus and enjoy discounted admission!
There are some lovely walks around the grounds and there are always some outdoor events in the summer. It's a great place to visit
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The Howard Family

The Howard family are descended from Lord William Howard the youngest son of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk.

The 1st Earl of Carlisle, Charles Howard was the great grandson of Lord William Howard, the youngest son of Thomas Howard.

Created Earl of Carlisle in 1661 it was Charles' grandson, Charles Howard the 3rd Earl of Carlisle, who is famed as the creator of Castle Howard.

Download the family tree or click on the images below for more information on each of the members of the Howard family.

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