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Address: York YO60 7DA, England
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Castle Howard is one of England's finest historic houses, set in a thousand...

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.

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Castle Howard and Fountains Abbey Private Tour from York
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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I'd been here as a youngster and didn't really notice much of it although it must have made an impression. I was pleased to go again,it's quite a place.We walked around the lake... read more

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Darlington
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50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'd been here as a youngster and didn't really notice much of it although it must have made an impression. I was pleased to go again,it's quite a place.We walked around the lake in front of the castle & then to the cafe at the lake. Then to the farm shop for some home grown produce.We're going to return soon.

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Floral Park, New York
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

it's an old mansion, built in the 1500's [?], we weren't on a tour, just visited you have to walk around to the back to get in once in you have to walk [no elevators] from room to room most of it is very interesting, opulent [even though old] all & most of the place could use help, restoration &... More 

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Scotland
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71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I, staying a week in York, took a regular service bus to Castle Howard on a Sunday.The bus dropped us at the main building which was a great bonus as I had injured my knee and needed to use a stick. In the courtyard there was a waitress service cafe or, as we did, you can buy... More 

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to castle Howard for the day and what a disappointment. The house was very drab I think they put all their cast off furniture in a few rooms for the public to see. The grounds were better with all the bluebells out and statues scattered about. The atlas fountain is worth seeing and the views. What saved the day... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went there with the University of Sheffield in may. It was really really nice. The gardens are incredible and enormous. The castle itself is really big as well and is very diverse in the rooms, decoration... The staff is delightful, very welcoming and helpfull. I would recommand spending at least 4 hours as it is really big. The best... More 

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a must see tourist attractioin, especially for the more senior travellers. It is a beautiful country home, with rooms set out to depict its history and the grandeur one expects of the Nobility of England, and is today occupied and lived in by a family related to the Duke of Norfolk. There is a charge to enter the... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I spent the day at Castle Howard. We took the Stevenson bus#181 from York to Castle Howard. It was raining a bit. So, this was a great indoor activity. You walked by yourself, but there were guides in most rooms that told you about what you were seeing. They were polite and also answered questions. We walked... More 

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Surrey
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405 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was 35 years since I had last been here, and this visit certainly didn't disappoint. Apart from the beauty of the place and its stunning architecture, it is a wonderful insight into history. It is nice that we could go round on our own and spend as much or as little time as we wanted in each room.The room... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic grounds in which the lakes really stood out. Great open spaces that held so much detail. Actual house full of history, and sadness (fire!!) but so much to take in. Our Guide was excellent with such a passion for the owners and the history. A real Gem!

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Castle Howard far exceeded our expectations - we have had the most wonderful day. We walked around the extensive grounds including the rose garden and Ray wood, admiring the lake, the fountains and beautiful views wherever one looked. To our amazement there were no crowds. Our tour of the main house suited us perfectly as we could... More 

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