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Opening Times & Prices 

The Gardens are open daily from 10.00am until 5pm (last entry at 4pm).

The House is now closed until Saturday 21st March 2020.

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

Parking is free of charge.

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

Please note that as part of our ongoing conservation works there will be visible exterior scaffolding around the Long Gallery's Octagon dome.

Please note, due to maintenance on the Adventure Playground the pyramid slide and nest swing are currently out of use. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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 4th November 2019 and Friday 20th March 2020 (not including Christmas Day).

Book online in advance and save 10%. Online tickets must be bought before midnight the day before your visit.

Price
Adult
£9.95
Concession
£9.00
Child (4 - 16)
£7.95
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children)
£28.00
Family (1 adult, up to 3 children)
£18.00
Under 4
Free
Please note that last entry to the Gardens is 5pm or dusk in winter months.
2020 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, Skelf Island, our new Adventure Playground offers endless fun.

This ticket is valid for one visit between Saturday 21st March 2020 and Sunday 1st November 2020 (please see House closure information above).

Book online in advance and save 10%.*

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



Price
Adult
£19.95
Concession
£18.95
Child (4 - 16)
£11.45
Family (2 adults, up to 3 children)
£53.95
Family (1 adult, up to 3 children)
£31.95
Under 4
Free
2020 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. 

The Gardens Ticket also gives access to the new adventure playground, Skelf Island.

This ticket is valid for one visit between Saturday 21st March to Sunday 1st November 2020.

Book online in advance and save 10%*

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

Price
Adult
£12.95
Concession
£12.00
Child (4 - 16)
£8.50
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children)
£34.50
Family (1 adult and up to 3 children)
£21.50
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.

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.

Historic Houses Association

Members of the HHA can enjoy one free visit to Castle Howard annually (this includes Christmas opening), 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.

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Coming up at Castle Howard

Sat 15th Feb 2020
The first of our 2020 Dark Skies festival events will feature Prof Andy Newsam, as he guides you through some of the mysteries and wonders in the night sky. Enjoy a talk and star gazing as we once again host this fantastic initiative organised by the North York Moors National Park.
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.
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 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.
Thu 17th Sep 2020 - Sun 20th Sep 2020
We are delighted to host the World Sheepdog Trials in September 2020.