Update: Castle Howard’s Gardens and Grounds is open for all visitors. All visits will need to be pre-booked using the online booking system ONLY.
Please note that for now, Skelf Island, the Adventure Playground and the House itself will remain closed along with the indoor cafe outlets. There will be some take away catering on offer and the Farm Shop and Garden Centre remain open.
Toilets available. The main toilets in the Courtyard will be closed, with the exception of the accessible toilet and the baby changing facility. Portable toilets will be available on the North Front.
Distance from York: 15 miles
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking landscape just outside York. The grounds include lakes, fountains, temples and woodland as well as formal walled gardens making Castle Howard the perfect family day out.