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Castle Howard

York YO60 7DA, England
+44 1653 648333
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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 family. Built over 300 years ago, today it still remains a family home.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stately home” (123 reviews)
“rose garden” (98 reviews)
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York YO60 7DA, England
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+44 1653 648333
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Thank ECGMW
Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank CoolBristol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very impressive but shame not that many rooms to view in the massive house. Gardens amazing, formal and landscaped. Allow 3 to 4 hours.

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank nousmangons
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank markwood
Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank JanandDavid
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Damian3279
12 April 2017|
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Response from andyacky | Reviewed this property |
A stroller should be fine
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Paula D
6 April 2017|
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Response from XLaurence | Reviewed this property |
Castle Howard is wheelchair accessible. You can easily trundle up to the house and when you get there you can ask for access to the house through the shop. The staff are all very helpful. When you get to the steps leading up... More
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lyntaz
2 April 2017|
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Response from JamboDerbyshire | Reviewed this property |
It's about half an hour by car. Not sure for other forms of transport. There is a car park and overflow.
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