Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Visiting
Visit the House, Gardens, Courtyard facilities and Garden Centre, open daily.
Castle Howard Proms
Set in the magnificent Gardens of Castle Howard, this spectacular classical concert will be a night to remember for the whole family.
Triathlon
The Castle Howard Triathlon will finish a memorable July in style with a whole weekend of racing on the Castle Howard Estate.
Countryfile Live 2019
Castle Howard will host the first Countryfile Live event to be held in the North, taking place from 15 – 18 August 2019.
Daffodils
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Mat Collishaw
Castle Howard is delighted to host an exhibition by one of the UK's leading contemporary artists, Mat Collishaw.
UB40 Live ft Ali, Astro & Mickey
Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue form Britain's biggest reggae band UB40 and they will be live at Castle Howard this summer, playing their infectious feel-good Jamaican inspired grooves.
Castle Howard
Come and explore our shops; the Carriage House, Farm Shop, House Gift Shop and Garden Centre.
With plenty to entertain all the family, and of course our canine visitors too! Join us on 11th and 12th August for a packed programme of dog themed events
Dig deeper into Castle Howard's unique history. Explore behind the scenes and learn more about the family, House and Estate.
Caravans
Extend your visit and stay at our peaceful holiday park, perfect for camping and caravanning.
Castle Howard Friend
Enjoy free access to the house & gardens plus a range of benefits as a Friend of Castle Howard.
Zeb and Elf
Mon 16th July
As our celebrations for Year of the Dog continue, we introduce you to another two of our beloved staff dogs, Zeb and Elf both work in the Building Ser...
Mon 18th June
As our celebrations for Year of the Dog continue, we introduce you to Pablo, another of our beloved staff dogs. ...
Dee
Thu 24th May
In celebrating Year of the Dog we are introducing you to one of our beloved staff dogs each month, this month we introduce you to Dee!...
Explore the 79 square miles of the rolling Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Discover, explore and enjoy more with a Castle Howard Membership. Enjoy unlimited entry to the house & grounds.
Download our visitor leaflets and map and plan your visit in advance.

One of Britain's finest houses & gardens

Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape just outside York.

The Yorkshire stately home boasts world-renowned works of art and stunning architecture having been designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and built with the assistance of Nicholas Hawksmoor.

The grounds include lakes, fountains, temples and woodland as well as a formal walled garden and children's adventure playground making Castle Howard the perfect family day out, plus enjoy a changing programme of events, children's trails and a range of cafés and shops including farm shop and garden centre.

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