Tickets for Castle Howard

Explore one of Britain's finest historic properties, just outside of York

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
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What's included
Entrance to Howard Castle (if selected)
Entrance to the Gardens and Park
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Overview
Opening hours
Castle
Today:  10:30 - 16:00
Tomorrow:  10:30 - 16:00
Wednesday:  10:30 - 16:00
Thursday:  10:30 - 16:00
Friday:  10:30 - 16:00
Saturday:  10:30 - 16:00
Sunday:  10:30 - 16:00
Grounds
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Highlights
  • Explore historic Castle Howard and witness what life was like in the 18th century on a thriving rural estate complete with renowned art and stunning baroque and palladian interiors
  • Take an outdoor tour of the gardens covering The Walled Garden, The Temple of the Four Winds, 20th Century Landscape and Waterways and more
  • Let the kids loose in woodlands, a farm shop, and a number of cafes. All in all: a great family day out from York!
Description

Choose to visit the castle and gardens, or just the gardens when you head to the spectacular Castle Howard just outside of York. See lavish interiors, rolling lawns, temples and more! This thriving British rural estate has been home to the Howard family for over 300 years!

The Howard family are no strangers to having guests in their home, they've been welcoming them in for three whole centuries! Marvel at the unique 18th-century architectural designs as you wander the property.

See the contrasting baroque and palladian wings, the dramatic dome, renowned works of art and some of the most lavish interiors you've ever seen!

Opt for a castle and gardens ticket, or just visit the gardens only for 1,000 acres of rolling lawns, sparkling lakes, temples and fountains, woodland and a children's playground.

There's even a free garden tour showcasing The Temple of the Four Winds, 20th Century Landscape and Waterways and more, plus cafes, restaurants and a farm shop. A great escape from busy York for the whole family!

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Address
Castle Howard
Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA, York
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
The exhibition Brideshead Restored is not accessible to visitors with limited mobility. The rest of the castle is fully accessible
Ratings & reviews
Sep 18, 2019
Fantastic
Aug 30, 2019
A beautiful place to visit, lots to see & do. A must visit place if you come to North Yorkshire!
Jul 12, 2019
Beautiful environment! Come check it out!

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
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