Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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The gardens, courtyard facilities and garden centre are open daily, with the House reopening on Saturday 24th March
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.
Afternoon Tea
Enjoy our indulgent Afternoon Tea this Mother's Day inside the Grecian Hall at Castle Howard
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Garden Centre
Pick up everything you need to create the perfect outdoor space from our garden centre.
Castle Howard Friend
Enjoy free access to the house & gardens plus a range of benefits as a Friend of Castle Howard.
Discover our cafes and restaurants with menus inspired by fresh, local, seasonal produce.
Castle Howard
Plan your visit to Castle Howard via frequent rail and bus links from York.
Extend your visit and stay at our peaceful holiday park, perfect for camping and caravanning.
Mon 19th February
It’s the Year and the Dog and we are celebrating all year long at Castle Howard! Each month we will introduce you to one of our beloved staff dogs...
Tue 6th February
On 6th February 1918 the Representation of the People Act was passed by Parliament, and was a major reform of the electoral system in Great Britain. T...
Tue 9th January
January: the month of broken New Year’s resolutions, fad diets, health kicks and unused gym memberships. Having over indulged at Christmas we look aro...
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.
Enjoy a day out all the family will love with children's trails and our high energy adventure playground.

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 or 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 formal walled garden and children's adventure plaground 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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