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Historic House, £5-£14

WHITE ROSE AWARD WINNER 2013, VISITENGLAND QUALITY ASSURED VISITOR ATTRACTION 2008, DELICIOUSLYORKSHIRE BREAKFAST, VAQAS, HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOC FRIENDS YTA WINNER

Castle Howard

Castle Howard

Castle Howard Gardens

Castle Howard Gardens

Details

PLEASE NOTE: THE HOUSE WILL BE CLOSED 2nd NOVEMBER - 22nd NOVEMBER, 22nd DECEMBER - 20th MARCH 2015

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.

Attractions include a changing programme of events; boat trips on the Great Lake and new high energy adventure playground - suitable for children of all ages and abilities. Enjoy a choice of six shops including plant centre and farm shop, plus three cafes.

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.

For further details see www.castlehoward.co.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

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.

Opening details

HIGH SEASON
House, Grounds, Shops & Cafés open: 22 March - 2 November & 22 November - 21 December 2014. 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.

* Last entry to the House may occasionally be earlier than the published time of 4pm as we prepare for a wedding ceremony. Please note that admission times to the grounds, shops and cafés will remain unchanged.

LOW SEASON
House closed. Grounds, Shops & Cafés open: 1 January - 21 March & 3 November - 21 November 2014.

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).

Prices

High Season
House & Grounds: Adult £14.00, Concession £12.00, Child 5 to 16 years £7.50, Under 5's FREE, Family (2+3) £35.50

Grounds Only: Adult £9.50, Concession £9.00, Child 5 to 16 years £6.00, Under 5's FREE, Family (2+3) £25.00

Low Season
Grounds Only*: Adult £6.00, Concession £5.00, Child 5 to 16 years £3.00, Under 5's FREE.

*The House Gift Shop, Fitzroy Restaurant and Boathouse Café are closed. The land train will not be operating.

Courtyard Gift Shops, Farm Shop, Café, Coffee Shop and Garden Centre: free entry, year round

Annual Pass: Adult Single £40, Dual Adult £70, Child 5 to 16 years £20.00, Under 5's FREE, Family (2+2) £80.00, Family (2+3) £100.00.

Reviews

    Contact

    Visitor Services

    01653 648444

    Address

    Castle Howard Estate Limited.,
    Castle Howard,
    York,
    YO60 7DA

    Location

    Directions

    See location of Castle Howard on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 716700  Lat: 54.12089 Long: -0.90601

    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.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Malton station

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
    • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

    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.

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