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Castle Howard is one of England's finest historic houses, set in a thousand acres of sweeping parkland dotted with statues, temples, lakes and fountains. Inside discover world-renowned collections gathered by succeeding generations of the Howard...more
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York YO60 7DA, England
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Stunning trees and lawns with autumnal colours. Ideal for super photos. Brilliantly dog-friendly which is great otherwise I wouldn't have visited. Lake, with plenty of seats round the edge, and fountain really worth visiting. Pleasant courtyard and really first-class cakes at little takeaway shop. The...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with my sons family (children 10 and 14). Spectacular drive up to entrance very grand! First time taking dog with us , plenty of walks around extensive grounds and lovely restaurant in courtyard where we were welcomed inside to eat as it was a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing and beautiful place. The grounds are breaktaking! A decent guide book is only a fiver and it is full of information. Great gift shops too. My only criticism was that we couldn't get served in the boathouse café as the lady serving...More

Thank sara f
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located in the country, Castle Howard is just a magnificent venue to visit! If you are not driving yourself, make certain that you hire a taxi both ways! Otherwise, you would truly be stuck. The castle has multiple gift shops and eateries. The choice of...More

Thank Stephanie s
Reviewed 6 days ago

It takes a while to get to by bus so driving is a preferred option of travel. It is a really large area with beautiful gardens and a stunning house in its centre. We spent a good 5 hours here exploring despite it being a...More

Thank smitchell1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great parkland and gardens.You will need at least 1. 5 hours for them only, withought visiting the building. The house itself is a arcitectural treasure. A large rose garden.

Thank Mobile420884
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose a red hot October day to visit, 23 degrees!! The grounds include 2 lakes, woodlands, lots of walking and pathways, fabulous fountains, statues and very lovely walled gardens with ponds, roses and flowers. We paid just to see the grounds and gardens and...More

Thank Hollyhare
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stately home is surrounded by acres of grassland, with many many sculptures interspersed. The big attraction in the grounds is of course the Atlas fountain, but be sure to go see to it before 2:00 pm as the water gets turned off at that...More

1  Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to view the country outside York since our time was limited, so we had a 1/2 day tour out to the castle where our guide gave us the overview to set us up free to walk the grounds and the areas of the...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience to see how the truly rich people live/lived! This place is totally magnificent! It shouts: look how rich I am!!! Built to impress for sure and succeeds in doing that, even 300 years later! Worth a visit!

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16 September 2018|
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Response from Remotelyworking | Reviewed this property |
We are members / friends of Castle Howard multiple entrance for annual fee. I don’t think there are entry Concessions @ Castle Howard as it’s Independant not part of national trust or English heritage. Check their website
8 July 2018|
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Response from YorkshireStyler | Reviewed this property |
Nunnington hall York many places to visit there Whitby Robin hood's bay