Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Castle Howard
The house and gardens are open daily, book online in advance and save on admission.
Afternoon Tea
Treat yourself to an indulgent afternoon tea in our elegant Grecian Hall when you visit.
Let your imagination run wild this half term as you explore the haunted East Wing of Castle Howard from 21 October to 5 November
Discover Angels on High this Christmas at Castle Howard from 18 November to 23 December.
Ray Wood
Explore the gardens, parkland and Ray Wood plus children's trails and adventure playground.
Castle Howard
Plan your visit to Castle Howard via frequent rail and bus links from York.
Garden Centre
Pick up everything you need to create the perfect outdoor space from our garden centre.
Our shops are filled with gifting ideas to inspire.
Discover our cafes and restaurants with menus inspired by fresh, local, seasonal produce.
Wed 13th September
Our relationship with trees is an ancient and intricate connection that shifts and changes over time, from place to place and society to society. Thro...
Mon 14th August
A temporary display has been put together in the Turquoise Drawing Room to mark Afternoon Tea Week, from 14 to 21 August, a celebration of the quintes...
Tue 1st August
Yorkshire Day is once again upon us, a day when Yorkshire folk, customs and traditions are celebrated across the county and we’ll be flying our Yorksh...
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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