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Opening Times & Prices

The Gardens are open daily from 10.00am until 4.00pm

The Courtyard shops, facilities and Garden Centre are open daily: admission free. 

The House is now closed and will reopen for the new season on Saturday 30th March 2019.

Parking is free of charge.

    

From time to time the House closes early as we prepare for a wedding or private event, please check our early closures below before you visit.  

Sunday 17th March 2019 - The Coffee Shop will close early at 4pm due to an exhibition event.

Saturday 27th April 2019 - The House will be closing early with last entry at 3pm due to a private event.

Saturday 31st August 2019 - The House and Grounds will be closed for a private event. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

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Shopping & Eating Opening Times from 1st January 2019

 Weekdays

Weekends

Courtyard Cafe

10am - 4.30pm            

10am - 4.30pm

Fitzroy Restaurant

Closed

Closed

Coffee Shop

10am - 4.30pm

9.30am - 4.30pm

Boathouse Cafe*

Closed

10.30am - 3.30pm    

Farm Shop

10am - 4.30pm

10am - 4.30pm

Garden Centre

10am - 4.30pm

10am - 4.30pm

Carriage House Gift Shop

10am - 4.30pm

10am - 4.30pm

House Gift Shop

Closed

Closed

*subject to change on poor weather days

  

Group discounts available for bookings of 12 or more people, please visit our Group Visits page.

Concession tickets apply to those aged 60 and over, disabled visitors and students.

To see our full list of active promotions please click here.

House & Gardens Ticket

Make the most of your day by enjoying Castle Howard inside and out. Admire sumptuous interiors furnished with world renowned works of art, before exploring over 1,000 acres of monumental gardens with statues, lakes, temples and fountains. And for youngsters, the Adventure Playground offers endless fun.

This ticket is valid for one visit between Saturday 30th March 2019 until Sunday 3rd November 2019.

Book online in advance and SAVE 10%.*

*Please note: Online tickets must be bought before midnight the day before your visit.

Price
Adult
£19.50
Concession
£18.50
Child (4 - 16)
£11.00
Family (2+3)
£52.00
Family (1+3)
£31.00
Under 4
Free
Please select the day of visit when purchasing your tickets. Tickets are available to buy from our ticket office on the day of your visit.
Winter Gardens Ticket

Explore 1,000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and the Walled Garden: beautiful at any time of year. And for youngsters, the Adventure Playground offers endless fun. 

This ticket is valid for one visit between 5th November 2018 and Friday 29th March 2019.

Book online in advance and SAVE 10%.*

*Please note: Online tickets must be bought before midnight the day before your visit.

Price
Adult
£9.95
Concession
£9.00
Child (4 - 16)
£7.00
Family (2+3)
£27.00
Family (1+3)
£17.00
Under 4
Free
Please note that last entry to the Gardens is 5pm or dusk in winter months.
Gardens Ticket

Explore 1,000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and the Walled Garden: beautiful at any time of year. And for youngsters, the Adventure Playground offers endless fun. 

This ticket is valid for one visit between Saturday 30th March to Sunday 3rd November 2019.

Book online in advance and SAVE 10%.*

*Please note: Online tickets must be bought before midnight the day before your visit.

Price
Adult
£11.95
Concession
£11.00
Child (4 - 16)
£7.95
Family (2+3)
£31.85
Family (1+3)
£19.90
Under 4
Free
Please select the day of visit when purchasing your tickets. Tickets are available to buy from our ticket office on the day of your visit.
Friends of Castle Howard Membership

Enjoy unlimited free access to the House, Gardens, Parkland and Adventure Playground as well as a range of exclusive benefits and Friends events with our Silver and Gold Friends membership.

Find out more or call us on 01653 648621 to see how Friends membership can be a real delight for you and your friends and family.

Price
Adult
from £49.50
Child (4 - 16)
from £13.50
Family (2+3)
from £117
Family (1+3)
from £76.50
Under 4
Free
 
Historic Houses Association

Members of the HHA can enjoy one free visit to Castle Howard annually, as per the terms and conditions listed on the HHA website.  Members of the HHA receive a discount when joining the Castle Howard Friends Membership scheme.

Coming up at Castle Howard

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.
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.
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.