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Read our latest news and discover what is happening across Castle Howard Estate. 
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Fri 24th January 2020
We are delighted to announce that Castle Howard have been shortlisted for the Chartered Institute of Marketing's prestigious Marketing Excellence Awards 2020...
Tue 21st January 2020
Castle Howard have won the Little Vikings Award 2020 for Best Christmas Experience and Best Day Out with an Adventure Playground...
Wed 15th January 2020
Spirits will be high at Castle Howard in 2020 as the historic Yorkshire estate creates a partnership with local gin distillers, Sloemotion, to develop a new premium quality drink inspired by the 8000 acre estate, as well as hosting events celebrating nature and foraging.
Thu 9th January 2020
Castle Howard’s Christmas opening shared seasonal spirit with over 67,000 visitors this year, marking the busiest ever festive opening!
Mon 16th December 2019
We are delighted to announce a new headline event in the calendar for 2020... to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of Evelyn Waugh's novel, Brideshead Revisited (which was of course filmed here at Castle Howard for the 1981 TV series and the subsequent feature film in 2008), we will be hosting The Brideshead Festival in June 2020 to bring together the worlds of literature, film, TV and heritage!
Wed 27th November 2019
Castle Howard has scooped the prestigious International Tourism Award in the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards. Castle Howard received the accolade in recognition of its pioneering work marketing North Yorkshire to the Chinese market.
Mon 23rd September 2019
Here at Castle Howard we are excited to announce that we will be partnering with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust as we launch our ‘Charity of the Year’ scheme...
Mon 19th August 2019
Have you enjoyed your visit to Castle Howard? Vote for us in Minster FM's Listener Choice Awards...
Wed 31st July 2019
Christmas at Castle Howard is a truly magical experience. Book your tickets today.

What's On

Thu 17th Sep 2020 - Sun 20th Sep 2020
We are delighted to host the World Sheepdog Trials in September 2020.
Sat 22nd Aug 2020
Set in the magnificent Gardens of Castle Howard, this spectacular classical concert will be a night to remember for the whole family.
Sat 25th Jul 2020 - Sun 26th Jul 2020
Join us for a weekend of running, biking and swimming across the grounds of Castle Howard.
Sat 27th Jun 2020 - Sun 28th Jun 2020
As Evelyn Waugh’s seminal novel turns 75, we invite you for a celebration of this masterpiece of 20th century fiction and screen. Featuring a stellar line up of writers, biographers, leading actors and crew, and including screenings, discussion panels, performances and exclusive tours, The Brideshead Festival will be a weekend like no other.
Sun 22nd Mar 2020
Celebrate Mother's Day in style by indulging in a unique Afternoon Tea experience in our elegant Grecian Hall.
Sat 22nd Feb 2020
Join us for a night run around the Castle Howard Estate as part of the Dark Skies Festival 2020.
Sat 21st Dec 2019
Visit on one of our Twilight Evenings and discover Castle Howard in a new light as night falls as we stay open in to the Evening.
Thu 5th Dec 2019
Join us for the perfect Pre-Christmas treat, sampling a delicious selection of the finest selection of Gin & Cheeses, in splendor of the Grecian Hall.
Sat 30th Nov 2019
Visit on one of our twilight evenings and discover Castle Howard in a new light as night falls.