Castle Howard

Visit and enjoy world-renowned collections, stunning architecture and inspiring family stories. Relax amid idyllic gardens, enjoy woodland and lakeside walks, and let off steam on the adventure playground.

Castle Howard's changing programme of events and exhibitions offers something for all the family, as well as an excuse to visit time and time again.

Whatever the weather, the Castle Howard landscape brings out the colour and drama of the season. Even in the coldest months, the grounds and gardens take on a wintry beauty of their own.

With 1,000 acres to explore, Castle Howard is a haven of peace and tranquility whatever the time of year. With extensive woodland walks, temples, lakes and fountains the monumental landscape offers breathtaking views at every turn.

As well as the dramatic landscape, Castle Howard is well known for its annual displays of daffodils, rhododendrons, delphiniums and roses.

Spend a day relaxing in the  informal parkland dotted with statues or admiring the formal gardens and meandering through woodland.

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