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The Yorkshire Arboretum

Family Friendly

Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY

Tel: 01653 648598

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The Yorkshire Arboretum

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The Yorkshire Arboretum is open Mar 1st - Nov 30th.

On the Castle Howard Estate near York, a beautiful landscape of 120 acres of parkland, lakes and ponds is the backdrop for a collection of more than 6,000 trees from around the world. Lovely throughout the year, in spring and early summer it is ablaze with naturalised flowering bulbs and wildflower meadows, while in autumn the colours are spectacular. Wander off to explore peaceful hidden glades, let the children go wild in the woodland playground and enjoy the very best in seasonal, home-cooked food in the café.

Under 12's are admitted free of charge and group bookings are warmly welcomed.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, admissions must be booked through the arboretum's website: www.yorkshirearboretum.org

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Opening Times

* 10am - 5pm Daily
Season: Mar 1st - Nov 30th

Guide Prices

Adults £7
Children (12-16) £3.50
Family (2 adults, 2 children) £17.50

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Catering

  • On-site light refreshments

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for groups

Public Transport Directions

15 miles north east of York. Follow the brown tourist signs to Castle Howard from the A64. The arboretum is opposite the entrance to Castle Howard at the obelisk roundabout.

Bus services operate from York and Malton to Castle Howard - see www.yorkbus.co.uk for times.

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