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Exclusively for Friends

Friends enjoy a programme of exlcusive events and activities throughout the year, from a private summer drinks party in the Walled Garden, to Carols in the Chapel at Christmas, and lots more in between.


Additional Discounts & Offers


Prestige Flowers

Castle Howard has partnered with Prestige Flowers to create a spectacular range of bouquets inspired by the spectacular interiors and landscape at Castle Howard. Featuring native flowers and greens that can be seen in Castle Howard's gardens, these wonderful arrangements make the perfect gift for every occasion. Prestige are delighted to offer all new Castle Howard members a 15% discount which can be claimed on their website. Members will be sent their discount code with their welcome information. Find out more about Prestige here.

Yorkshire Arboretum

Enjoy 2 free visits to the Yorkshire Arboretum throughout the season. The Yorkshire Arboretum hosts a stunning collection of Flora & Fauna set in the amazing beauty of the romantic Castle Howard Estate. Only 1 admission per date per card holder will be accepted.

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Wakehurst Botanic Garden

Friends of Castle Howard can now enjoy '2 for 1' admission on fully paying adult tickets to both the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Wakehurst Botanic Gardens.*  The Royal Botanic Gardens are home to over 50,000 living plants and is now designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wakehurst Botanic Garden houses over 500 acres of plants from across the world, set in the Estate of the beautiful Wakehurt Manor. 

Terms And Conditions:

  • Two-for-one discount applies on entry to Kew Gardens and Wakehurst only (no discount on events, car parking, food, retail, etc.)
  • The offer is only available for full-paying adults. When an adult member/staff/ trustee/student wishes to enter with a child over four, a concession, a student, or another guest, the full adult entry fee must be paid, and the guest, child, concession, or student enters for free
  • The member must present their membership card to claim their two-for-one discount
  • Joint members who each hold a membership card are both entitled to bring in a second person on the two-for-one discount, with two paying adults
  • All additional children over four pay full child’s price at Kew Gardens (currently £5). At Wakehurst children under the age of 16 can enter for free.
  • This offer is only available at the gates, therefore no pre-booking online
  • This offer cannot be used with any other discount or offer
  • Terms and conditions will be reviewed annually