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Castle Howard
By Guest Blogger  //  Mon 16 Jul 2018
By Carl and Suzannah in our Building Services Team
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 Services Team here at Castle...
Zeb and Elf
Castle Howard
By Guest Blogger  //  Mon 18 Jun 2018
By Angela, our PA to Head of Trading
As our celebrations for Year of the Dog continue, we introduce you to Pablo, another of our beloved staff dogs. ...

Castle Howard
By Guest Blogger  //  Thu 24 May 2018
By Aaron, our Facilities Manager
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!...
Dee
Castle Howard
By Guest Blogger  //  Tue 24 Apr 2018
By Dave, our Resident Caretaker
In celebrating Year of the Dog we are introducing you to one of our staff member’s beloved four legged friends each month, this month we introduce you to our Resident Caretake...

Castle Howard
By Guest Blogger  //  Thu 8 Mar 2018
By Maria, our Forestry & Estate Administrator
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 Scamp!...
Scamp
Castle Howard
By Guest Blogger  //  Mon 19 Feb 2018
By Rachel, our Head of Operations and Events
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 who will share their fav...
Blodwyn
Chris Ridgway
By Dr Chris Ridgway  //  Tue 6 Feb 2018
Curatorial, History, Collection
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. This act not only ensured ...

By Castle Howard Farm Shop  //  Tue 9 Jan 2018
Food, Farm Shop, Local Supplier
January: the month of broken New Year’s resolutions, fad diets, health kicks and unused gym memberships. Having over indulged at Christmas we look around us for a quick fix an...

Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Fri 15 Dec 2017
Trees, Nature, Tree Nursery
‘Of all the trees that are in the wood, the Holly bears the crown’ ...

Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Tue 7 Nov 2017
Trees, Nature, Tree Nursery
The Yew is a tree of mystery. A slippery character, it is contradictory, inscrutable and resists each identity we presume to cloak it with. A shifty, enigmatic species, Taxus ...

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