Magnificent 18th century house situated in breathtaking parkland, dotted with temples, lakes statues and fountains; plus formal gardens, woodland garden and ornamental vegetable garden. Seasonal displays include daffodils, rhododendrons, magnolias, azaleas, roses and delphiniums. Inside the House guides share stories of the house, family and collections, while outdoor-guided tours reveal the secrets of the architecture and landscape.
Enjoy a choice of six shops including plant centre and farm shop, plus three cafes. A wide choice of private tours, talks, lectures and refreshments are also available exclusively for groups. For more information or to book please call Group Reservations 01653 648621.
Castle Howard is located 15 miles north east of York, just off the A64.
We are pleased to announce that Stephensons of Easingwold Ltd now run a scheduled bus service between York and Castle Howard, and Malton and Castle Howard. You also receive discounted entry to Castle Howard on presentation of your Stephensons ticket.
The services run every day, except Sunday and Bank Holidays.
Full details of the Blue Zone Timetable for York - Castle Howard - Malton (service 183, 180, 181, 182) please visit our website.
Group rates 2013 - House & Gardens. Adult £11.00, Concession £10.00, Child (5 to 18 yrs) £6.00.
Payment Options Payment is due only on the date of your visit, and can be made by cash, debit/credit card, or cheque made payable to ‘Castle Howard Estate Ltd’. Invoicing is available by prior arrangement only - please call 01653 648621.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Sat 23 Nov 2013 - Sun 22 Dec 2013||Mon - Sun 10:00 to 17:30|
|Notes||HIGH SEASON - House, Grounds, Shops & Cafés Open - 23 March to 3 November & 23 November to 22 December 2013. House open 11am-4pm* (last admission). Grounds & Adventure Playground open 10am-5.30pm (last admission 4.30pm). Courtyard Gift Shops, Farm Shop, Garden Centre, Café & Coffee Shop (free entry)open 10am-5pm.
LOW SEASON - Grounds, Shops & Cafés only 1 January to 22 March & 4 November to 22 November 2013. House is closed. Grounds & Adventure Playground open 10am-4pm (last admission 3.30pm). Courtyard Gift Shops, Farm Shop, Garden Centre, Café & Coffee Shop (free entry) open 10am-5pm (4pm January and February).
Castle Howard Estate Limited., Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA
Map reference: SE 716700 Lat: 54.12089 Long: -0.90601
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 5 miles (8.0 kms) from Malton station
Yorkshire Tourist Board White Rose Winner Attraction of the Year (100,000+ visitors) 2005 and Taste of Yorkshire for the Farm Shop and Courtyard Cafe.
Deliciouslyorkshire 'Regional Retailer' of the Year 2005 for the Farm Shop.