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Opening Times and Prices

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Discover Castle Howard 

House: Open 29 March to 2 November 2024. 
Gardens: Open daily excluding 25 December 2024.
Dates and times subject to change.

Opening times

Gardens and Grounds
Members-only: 9am - 10am
Gardens and Skelf Island Adventure Playground: 10am - 4pm (last entry at 3pm)

Food and drink
Coffee Shop: 9am - 4.30pm
Courtyard Café: 9:30am - 4.30pm (last food orders are 4pm)
Boathouse Café: Weekends 10.30am - 3.30pm
Fitzroy Café: Closed

Shopping
Farm Shop: 10am - 5pm
Garden Centre: 10am - 4pm

Important information
Our onsite outlets operate on a cashless basis.


Contact our Ticket Office on 01653 648 333 to purchase tickets and find out more information.

 

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Visitor Map

Download a copy of our visitor map and start planning your visit by clicking on the attachement below.

Visitor Map

 

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Group Visits

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

Affiliate Schemes

  • Max Card holders are entitled to free entry for one adult and up to three children.
  • Yorkshire's Great Houses, Castles & Gardens pass holders are entitled to free entry for two adults and up to three children.
  • Art Pass holders are entitled to a 50% discount on inclusive House and Grounds admission.
  • Visit York VIP and York Pass holders can redeem admission on arrival.
  • Stay Play Explore vouchers can be redeemed on arrival.
  • Guests at our Holiday Cottages are entitled to a free visit during their stay.
  • Guests at our Lakeside Holiday Park get 2 for 1 admission to the Grounds and Skelf Island Adventure Playground.

Admission for all of our affiliate schemes can be redeemed on the day at the Ticket Office by presenting a valid membership card or proof of entitlement.