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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!
Lots to see and do, the lake trip was wonderful on the electric boat and the guide superb. One of the great old English houses to visit with gardens to match.
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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.

Lord William Howard
Charles the 1st Earl of Carlisle
Edward the 2nd Earl of Carlisle
3rd Earl
4th Earl
Isabella Howard
5th Earl
6th Earl
Georgiana Howard
7th Earl
9th Earl
Rosalind Howard
Geoffrey Howard
George Howard
Cecilia Howard
The Hon. Nick Howard
The Hon. Simon Howard