Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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It is easy to reach Castle Howard by public transport, with two bus services operating daily from York. Come by bus and enjoy discounted admission!
There are some lovely walks around the grounds and there are always some outdoor events in the summer. It is a great place to visit plus the membership fee is more than reasonable.
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Group Visits

Discover everything Castle Howard has to offer with a pre-booked group visit.

Download our 2017 Groups Brochure

As well as discounted house and grounds admission, Castle Howard offers a variety of other group benefits, allowing you to tailor make your visit for a perfect day.
  • Generous discount on house and grounds admission
  • Free entry for the group leader and coach driver
  • Free refreshment voucher for the coach driver
  • Private dining and tour options
  • Flexible payment terms
House & Ground Group Rates 2018

The following rates apply for groups of 12 or more visiting the house and grounds during the main season, please contact us for Christmas rates.

  • Adult: £16.50
  • Child (4 -16): £7.50
  • Under 4s: Free
The House
Early morning private tours with one of our guides are available upon request or your group can explore at leisure on a free-flow tour of the house with knowledgeable guides in every room. You are free to visit the house as many times as you like on the day of your visit. 

The Grounds & Gardens
Guided outdoor tours run daily between March and October, or contact us to arrange a private garden tour tailored to your interest (charges may apply).

Discover the gardens year round, with particular highlights including daffodils, rhododendrons, roses and autumn colour.

A range of dining options are available for groups, including arrival drinks, cream teas, lunches and afternoon teas.

Access For All
Land transport runs between the ticket office and house, with graveled and ramped garden paths for easy access. In the house a wheelchair lift for manual wheelchairs runs to the main floor with only the chapel and high south inaccessible to those with limited mobility. Wheelchairs are available to loan.

Car Clubs Welcome
Treat your car club to a grand day out out with a dedicated area of the car park and plentiful picnic spots, for a helping hand we'll provide a parking steward. Must be pre-booked, charges apply - subject to availability.

Book your group visit today - call us on 01653 648621 or email
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