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Castle Howard at Christmas: Angels on High

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

Tel: 01653 648333

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This Christmas a host of angels will descend on Castle Howard. Inspired by its archiecture, interiors and art collections these fabulous creatures, classic and contemporary, will populate the grand state rooms to spectacular effect. Together with glorious floral creations and inspired decorations, Angels on High will surprise and delight.

As well as this unique 'angelic' Christmas experience, visitors will also enjoy their Castle Howard favourites including the soaring Christmas tree in the Great Hall and the return of Bompas & Parr's Gingerbread Castle Howard.

Younger visitors will be entranced by the Magical Christmas Garden - a peek into the imaginary world of Father Christmas. There will also be a chance to pre-book an Audience with Father Christmas or an Enchanted Evening with Father Christmas, unique opportunities for children to meet Father Christmas at this magical time. Tickets for our Father Christmas experiences will go on sale towards the end of September - please sign up to our e-newsletter to receive updates.

And for an even more magical ambience, Twilight Visits over the weekend of 16 and 17 December enable visitors to enjoy the angels, candles and firelight, as night falls.

Christmas at Caste Howard will also include live music around the house; seasonal menus and festive afternoon tea by the fireside in the Grecian Hall; and Christmas gifts and treats galore in the gift shops, farm shop, garden centre and cosy indoor market.

See our website for more details.

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  • Children welcome

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Pass Accepted York Pass Accepted 2018

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Castle Howard is located 15 miles north east of York, just off the A64. From the A64, follow the brown tourist signs for Castle Howard.

Due to narrow gateways, coaches and large vehicles should continue on the A64 to Malton and approach Castle Howard from Malton/Coneysthorpe.

Bus services run from York and Malton.

Check the Castle Howard website for details.

Accessible by Public Transport: Malton station is 7 miles away.

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