The weather was wet so we did not see all the grounds. However this was not our issue with the visit. In the house there are a large number of works of art and furniture. Unlike many other places we have visited the level of...More
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A really stunning stately home in an equally stunning location. Beautiful gardens and grounds where you can picknick. Bought cheeses, bread and fruit in the farm shop for lunch. Had tea at the boathouse down by the lake after a trip on same. Can easily...More
The words "Castle Howard" are on nearly every visitor's lips. Well, in few words here's my take on it. The outside must be seen, nice wide gardens, a walled rose garden, a lake, a fountain and the building itself seen from whatever angle all this...More
We decided to visit Castle Howard just to visit the grounds and gardens. The cost of visiting just the grounds seems quite expensive, however that wouldnt be so bad if the gardens looked like they'd been maintained to any decent standard. We took the route...More
The house itself is lovely, but the grounds are breath-taking to say the least! The playground is large and full of unique things to play on. Dining on the lake was absolutely gorgeous.
Good things first - easy to find, good reception staff and very pleasant grounds (if a little poorly marked) Outweighed by - a soulless house with little about the family and very little information room by room. And then the ruthless exploitation of the local...More
Really enjoyed our day at castle Howard. House amazing and plenty of grounds to wander around. There were staff in each room providing info and answering questions. There were very knowledgeable and friendly. Not too expensive at £18
The guides were very friendly and informative.This is a beautiful historic estate that is well worth several hours of your time.Take some time to walk the beautiful grounds and take photos.
Luckily visited on gloriously sunny day so could enjoy house and grounds to the full. House is majestic looking and one of the best I have seen although fairly small number of rooms open. Did however enjoy the rooms telling of the fire and use...More