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!
One of the most beautiful castles I've ever seen. Breathtaking. Such a beautiful place,ideal for a family trip as the kids loved it too.
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Opening Times & Prices

The gardens and adventure playground, shops and cafes are open daily year round, except Christmas Day. The house is open daily until Sunday 29 October 2017 and again for Christmas from Saturday 18 November to Saturday 23 December 2017. 

The Kelly Car land transport is not running on Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July due to the Castle Triathlon taking place.

The gardens are open from 10am with last entry at 5pm, the house opens at 10.30am with last entry at 4pm. Tour the house at your leisure between 10.30am and 4pm, with guides in every room. Unfortunately due to a technical fault, please be aware that the house chairlift is out of order. 

Please visit our shopping and eating pages for individual outlet opening hours.

From time to time the house closes early as we prepare for a wedding. Please check our early closures before you visit. 

Afternoon Tea Ticket

Combine your visit to the house or gardens with an indulgent afternoon tea experience.

Treat yourself to our luxury afternoon tea with patisseries created by our pastry chef, a selection of sandwiches, savouries and tea.

Available on selected dates only, must be pre-booked

Price
Afternoon Tea plus House Visit
£43.95
Afternoon Tea plus Garden Visit
£36.95
Member's Afternoon Tea
£25
Afternoon Tea tickets include entry to the house or gardens and must be pre-booked up to midnight the day before your visit.
House & Gardens

The house is open daily from 10.30am until 29 October 2017. Book online in advance and SAVE 10%.

Admire sumptuous bedrooms, great halls and lavish state rooms furnished with world renowned works of art. Friendly and knowledgeable guides share our history and stories as you enjoy the house at your own pace.

Tickets must be bought before midnight the day before your visit.

Price
Adult
£18.95
Concession
£17.50
Child (4 - 16)
£9.95
Family (2+3)
£47.85
Family (1+3)
£28.90
Under 4
Free
Please select the day of visit when purchasing your tickets. Tickets are available to buy from our ticket office on the day of your visit.
Gardens

The gardens are open year round with seasonal highlights to admire whenever you visit. Explore 1,000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and a walled garden which are beautiful at any time of year.

Open from 10am until 5pm (last entry).

Available on the day from our Ticket Office only

Price
Adult
£11.95
Concession
£11.00
Child (4 - 16)
£7.95
Family (2+3)
£31.85
Family (1+3)
£19.99
Under 4
Free
NEW Friends of Castle Howard

Enjoy 12 months free access to the house, parkland, gardens and adventure playground when we're open to the public as well as exclusive benefits and events with our Silver and Gold Friends membership.

Call us on 01653 648621 to find out more.

Price
Adult
from £55
Child (4 - 16)
from £15
Family (2+3)
from £130
Family (1+3)
from £85
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