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Walking at Castle Howard

Bubbling brooks, ancient monuments and woods carpeted with bluebells, the Castle Howard Estate lies within some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside and what better way to discover this stunning landscape than on foot?
Situated in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding National Beauty and close to the North York Moors National Park, Castle Howard is the perfect base for your adventures. Whether you fancy a daylong ramble across field, forest or furrow, or even a meander across the moors, there's a walk here for everyone. 
Pick your own trail or try one of the downloadable walks below provided by the Howardian Hills AONB and North York Moors National Park and see where your next wanderings will take you…
Walking from Castle Howard
Walking from Slingsby
Walking from Welburn
Walking from Helmsley to Rievaulx
Walking from Terrington
For more walks, accessible routes and cycle tracks, take a look at the Howardian Hills and North York Moors National Park websites
Wondering where to start? The Castle Howard Courtyard is a fantastic base for walkers and cyclists. With free parking, toilets and refreshments available from our Coffee Shop and Courtyard Café, we have everything you need for a great day out.

Love our Landscape

We love our landscape and we hope you will too. Keep yourself and the countryside safe by following the North York Moors National Park Moors Message and the Countryside Code