Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Shops & Cafés

Garden Centre Gift RangesWhether you're visiting for the day or stopping in at the stable courtyard, Castle Howard's shops and cafés are the perfect place to treat yourself.

Check our opening times page to see which outlets are open when you visit.

The  coffee shop offers hot drinks, toasties, soups and treats for those in need of refreshment at the start or the end of a winter walk in the gardens or around the wider estate and is open every day. 

In the courtyard cafe enjoy a delicious new breakfast menu, seasonal lunch options and freshly made sandwiches as well as sweet treats and speciality teas and coffees. 

Plus in the stable courtyard, the farm shop and butchery, gift shops and garden centre are perfect for a spot of shopping.

In the grounds, on the edge of the Great Lake  and playground enjoy a family friendly menu including sandwiches and paninis, pies, cakes and confectionery, with plentiful decking overlooking the water.

The house restaurant and gift shop are closed when the house is closed. 

Our stable courtyard is open year round with free entry, toilet facilities  and parking, free wifi access is also available. Join network PLAY using password CastleHoward.

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