Built over 300 years ago by Sir John Vanbrugh, Castle Howard today remains home to the Howard family.

Visitors can explore the 18th-century house and discover awe-inspiring architecture, beautiful interiors and world-renowned collections. Knowledgeable guides are on hand to share stories of the house, family and works of art with visitors of all ages.

The house is home to works of art of international significance and the curatorial team work closely with galleries from around the world to loan out items.

Beyond the house, the 1,000 acres of parkland incorporate rolling lawns, lakes, fountains, temples, woodland, an ornamental walled garden and children's playground, and on-site facilities include a farm shop, gift shop, café and garden centre.

Castle Howard

York, Yorkshire, YO60 7DA

01653 648333


Opening times

Castle Howard’s Gardens, Grounds and Adventure Playground are remaining open during the lockdown period.

With a National Art Pass you get

50% off entry
Standard entry price

Price displayed is based on a standard venue entry price. Prices may vary according to ticket type and entry day/time.

Price correct at time of publication.

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