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Read our latest news and discover what is happening across Castle Howard Estate. 
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Thu 21st February 2019
Last night Castle Howard teamed up with Trail Running Yorkshire and LightUp U to take 100 runners on an off road trail run through parts of Castle Howard Estate that may not have been seen before.
Mon 18th February 2019
The 'A Celebration of Gardens and Landscapes' photographic exhibition opens to the public in the Stable Courtyard today (Monday 18th February 2019) and admission is free.
Sat 16th February 2019
Organised by Visit Heritage, the UK Heritage Awards are a true celebration of those places bringing history and heritage to life...
Thu 14th February 2019
Happy Valentine's Day! We're offering one loved-up individual the opportunity to surprise their unsuspecting other half with the ultimate proposal stunt...
Thu 7th February 2019
The Household team are busy cleaning the House ready for the new season. The Grounds including the woodlands, adventure playground and gardens remain open to the public daily, but before the House re-opens on 30th March our team take a few weeks to deep clean.
Mon 4th February 2019
Best-selling tenor Wynne Evans (who is well known for his decade in the recurring role as Gio Compario in a series of TV adverts) will be joining North Yorkshire's own operatic soprano, Sarah Fox for the North's most prestigious al fresco Proms event.
Mon 21st January 2019
We're excited to be the winners of 'Best Christmas Experience' in the Little Vikings Awards - representing the best of York for families...
Thu 3rd January 2019
Our Christmas opening shared seasonal spirit with over 51,000 visitors this year, marking our busiest ever festive opening!
Tue 18th December 2018
We've reached the final for the Little Vikings Awards! Find out more and vote for us now...

What's On

Thu 15th Aug 2019 - Sun 18th Aug 2019
Castle Howard will host the first Countryfile Live event to be held in the North, taking place from 15 – 18 August 2019.
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.
Sat 30th Mar 2019 - Sun 31st Mar 2019
Celebrate Mother's Day in style by indulging in a unique Afternoon Tea experience in our elegant Grecian Hall.
Fri 2nd Nov 2018
As we recognise the centenary of the end of the Great War, join us for the closing night of our 'Duty Calls' exhibition with access to new archive material and fantastic live musical performances by Jessa Liversidge.
Sat 27th Oct 2018 - Sun 4th Nov 2018
Join us at Castle Howard this October half term for a Halloween experience like no other...
Sun 19th Aug 2018
Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue form Britain's biggest reggae band UB40 and they will be live at Castle Howard this summer.
Sat 18th Aug 2018
Set in the magnificent Gardens of Castle Howard, the spectacular classical concert will be a night to remember for the whole family.
Tue 14th Aug 2018
Castle Howard's unique collection contains items dating back thousands of years. From priceless art to ancient artefacts and documents from across the globe. A rare chance to get up close and personal with items from the Castle Howard collection.
Sat 11th Aug 2018 - Sun 12th Aug 2018
Join us on the 11th & 12th August for a packed programme of dog themed events.