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Castle Howard sits at the centre of an almost 9,000 acre estate in the Howardian Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near York.

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Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Mon 9 Oct 2017
Food, Farm Shop, Local Supplier
There’s nothing more comforting at this time of year, when the skies are dark and heavy with rain and the wind threatens to blow right through you, than to retreat indoors, ba...

Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Tue 3 Oct 2017
Trees, Nature, Tree Nursery
I don’t think I can be alone in declaring that autumn is my favourite season. Winter, spring and summer may have their charms but autumn has a certain magic that can captivate...

Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Wed 13 Sep 2017
Trees, Nature, Tree Nursery
Our relationship with trees is an ancient and intricate connection that shifts and changes over time, from place to place and society to society. Throughout our history, trees...

By Eleanor Brooke-Peat  //  Mon 14 Aug 2017
Afternoon Tea, Curatorial, History
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 quintessential British tradition...
Turquoise
By Hannah Cooke  //  Tue 1 Aug 2017
Yorkshire
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 Yorkshire flag with pride....
Flag
Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Tue 1 Aug 2017
Trees, Nature, Tree Nursery
The walnut is a mighty tree – an irrefutable statement and one worthy of shouting from the roof tops, or should that be tree tops? It stands, grand and impressive, with a broa...
Walnut
Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Tue 25 Jul 2017
Food, Farm Shop, Festival, Event
If you’re missing GBBO (The Great British Bake-off to those uninitiated few) and have forlornly hung up your apron and laid down your whisk in dejection then I have the perfec...
Brownies
By Hannah Cooke  //  Thu 6 Jul 2017
Antiques Roadshow
This year sees two big anniversaries for BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow – it’s 40 years since the programme first hit the road and ten years since its presenter, Fiona Bruce took...
Fiona Bruce
Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Wed 5 Jul 2017
Tree Nursery, Forestry, Estate
If anyone has read a couple of these blogs before, they’ll probably have noticed that I tend to use this blog as an opportunity to sing the praises of our wonderful native tre...
Katsura
Maria Ellis
By Maria Ellis  //  Tue 6 Jun 2017
Farm Shop, Local Supplier
Saturday 10th June 2017 is set to be a very good day for those of us who like a tipple. It’s World Gin Day to be specific, and it allows people to come together guilt-free and...
Hedgerow Gin
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