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Opening Times and Prices

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The Gardens, Walled Garden and Skelf Island Adventure Playground are open daily, from 10am (9am for Friends of Castle Howard) with last admission to the Gardens at 4pm and site closure at 5:30pm.

The House has now reopened to visitors marking the beginning of another incredible season. 

Pre-booking is essential.

Outlet Opening Times

The Coffee Shop - Open daily 9am - 5pm

The Courtyard Café - Open daily 10am - 5pm

The Boathouse Café - Open daily 10am - 4:30pm

Fitzroy Cafe - Open daily 10:30am - 4:30pm

House Gift Shop - Open daily 10:30am - 4:30 pm

The Castle Howard Farm Shop - Open daily 10am - 5pm

The Garden Centre - Open daily 10am - 5pm

Our onsite outlets operate on a cashless basis.

The Kelly Car land train will operate on a regular basis subject to staff availability. For the latest information on this and other accessibility needs, please ask a member of staff on site.

The Dame will be launching soon for cruises around the Great Lake.

The Courtyard and Boathouse toilets are open, including the accessible toilet, and the baby changing facility.


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Group Visits

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