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Welcome

Generations of the Howard family have welcomed visitors to Castle Howard, one of Britain's finest historic houses, for over 300 years and today we extend this warm welcome to you.

Castle Howard is very much a family home, and it is our pleasure to share this magical place with you. We hope you will enjoy your day with us, and take your time to explore every corner of these glorious gardens, the unique and theatrical architecture of the house, the fine art collections and our family memorabilia and stories.

Your support is greatly appreciated: income generated goes directly towards the maintenance and restoration of the house and grounds, securing it for future generations of visitors to enjoy.

"One of the top 10 buildings you must visit in your lifetime" The Telegraph, 2018

Coming up at Castle Howard

Sat 24th Mar 2018 - Tue 31st Dec 2019
This exhibition tells the story of the fire of 1940 and the subsequent restoration, as well as the extraordinary transformation of the derelict rooms into film sets for both the 1981 and 2008 versions of Brideshead Revisited.
Sat 30th Mar 2019 - Sun 3rd Nov 2019
Join us this year for an exciting new exhibition which celebrates the history of interior design and decorating at Castle Howard.
Sat 20th Jul 2019 - Sun 21st Jul 2019
Join us for a weekend of running, biking and swimming across the grounds of Castle Howard.
Fri 26th Jul 2019 - Sun 28th Jul 2019
The Luna Cinema and Castle Howard present three magical outdoor screenings of A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody and The Greatest Showman.
Mon 29th Jul 2019 - Fri 30th Aug 2019
Camp Wilderness will be in the woods this summer running incredible summer camps to encourage children to engage with the wilderness!
Wed 31st Jul 2019
On the eve of 'Yorkshire Day', 'Howard Day' will celebrate all things Castle Howard.
Sat 3rd Aug 2019
Set in the magnificent Gardens of Castle Howard, this spectacular classical concert will be a night to remember for the whole family.
Sun 4th Aug 2019
Castle Howard welcomes one of the biggest names in Pop! Ronan Keating follows the spectacular Castle Howard Proms concert creating a weekend of musical entertainment like no other.
Wed 7th Aug 2019
Calling all budding junior outdoor enthusiats! Get the most out of your summer holidays as a junior Castle Howard Ranger. Enjoy wild activities whilst learning about the natural world!
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