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Castle Howard

Castle HowardCastle Howard, situated in North Yorkshire, is one of Britain’s finest Historic houses and is still home to the Howard family, whose forebears conceived, designed and built it over three centuries ago.

Castle Howard is a stately home, 25 miles north of York. It is one of the very grandest private residences in the country. Most was built from 1699 to 1712 for the 3rd Earl of Carlisle, to a design by Sir John Vanbrugh. For the past 300 years it has been the residence to he Howard family. It is set in over 1000 acres of beautiful and diverse gardens, residental and commercial properties and water features. Castle Howard has been used for many different events over the years including the popular Last Night of The Proms and many others throughout the year. It has also been used for Television programmes such as Brideshead Revisited. Castle Howard is A great day out for all the family including dogs. There are plenty of places to walk and relax and have lots of family fun.

Opening Times: The House is open from 11am to last admission at 4pm. Exhibitions are open from 10am to 5pm. There is a Land Train that runs every 20 minutes between the ticket office and the lakeside, stopping off at the house entrance.

Address: Castle Howard Estate
Registered Office
Castle Howard
North Yorkshire
YO60 7DA
Tel:+44(0)1653 648444
Fax:+44(0)1653 648529