Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Special Views, Talks & Walks

The Temple of the Four Winds

Special, curator-led walks and talks are your chance to dig a bit deeper into Castle Howard's unique history.

Explore the wider landscape and step inside buildings not normally open to visitors, enjoy an illustrated talk about our past and gain access to some of our fascinating archive documents.

Talks and tours with our curatorial team run on selected dates each year with topics including:

The Mausoleum
The Pre-Raphaelites and Castle Howard
The Hidden Lives of the Women of Castle Howard
Castle Howard and Brideshead
Gaslight and Riot: The Visit of Queen Victoria
Duty Calls, Castle Howard in Time of War
The Radical Countess

Private talks and tours take place on selected dates only, or can be booked privately for groups subject to availability, charges apply. Must be booked in advance, please call 01653 648621 for more information.


Bespoke one-to-one visits with our curator can be organised on request. Find out more.

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