Castle Howard, Historic House North Yorkshire
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Press & Filming

Castle Howard welcomes filming and photography requests and has starred in many productions.

From 'Lady L' with Sophia Loren in 1965 and 'Barry Lyndon' directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1975, to the iconic 'Brideshead Revisited' in 1981 and 2008 and more recently the BBC's 'Death Comes to Pemberley' in 2013, Castle Howard has featured in both large and small scale film and television productions.

If you are considering Castle Howard for the location of your television programme, film, drama or photo shoot please email your proposal to

Please visit our 'Location Filming' page for our media guidelines or take a look at our 'On Film' page to see projects we have previously been involved with.

Please contact for all press enquiries or visit our latest news page for information about Castle Howard or telephone 01653 648647.

Please note:

  • Prior consent must be obtained from the Press Office before any filming or commercial photography is carried out on the Castle Howard Estate, this includes filming using an unmanned aircraft (drone). Those filming or photographing without permission may be asked to leave.
  • ID should be worn at all times during any filming or photography work.
  • On occasion where prior consent has not been agreed with the Press Office, admittance will be at the discretion of the Ticket Office staff on production of relevant ID.
  • Wedding and engagement photography is not permitted in the house or gardens without prior approval from our wedding coordinator. A fee applies for all wedding and engagment photography, please contact
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