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Castle Howard

York YO60 7DA, England
+44 1653 648333
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“stately home” (116 reviews)
“farm shop” (118 reviews)
York YO60 7DA, England
+44 1653 648333
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Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

You can never come to Castle Howard without feeling like a player in Brideshead Revisited. It stands as a proud reminder of northern aristocratic wealth among the beautiful Howardian hills. I don't know if Waugh's classic tale of catholicism is more far reaching but the...More

Thank postscript65
Reviewed March 7, 2016

If in the area, and love history then this a must see! Grand Yorkshire Tours is the way to get there. They get tickets, drive up to door, tell you about area and safely return to to York. Bus and cab is possible but who...More

Thank George Y
Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

We went here whilst staying at Malton. It was quite expensive to go in as the house was closed, the grounds muddy although with good views across the country and the formal gardens dormant due to the time of year. Went to the cafe for...More

Thank David A
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Set aside two things loads of times and loads of money!!! In return you will get to experience a world class visit experience enjoy the delights of the fabulous food shop and butchers on site Have a wonderful lunch or and afternoon tea ( especially...More

Thank ian g
Reviewed March 5, 2016

The House was closed but the Gardens and the grounds were nice. As other people said, expensive for going for a walk. They had a cafe near the playground but they ran out of hot food before 3pm and we had to go to the...More

Thank Prupipho
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place!! We went over the easter weekend when their was a traditional fun fair set up. It was brilliant. All of the rides were free with face painting also free. We spent a long day there and walked the grounds after we...More

Thank mumofthree3uk
Reviewed March 3, 2016

What a place!!!!! The grounds are impeccable, the Manor House is immense and the staff is knowledgeable and very helpful. While taking pictures in the Manor, I left my booklet behind. When I went back it was gone. They talked amongst each other, found it...More

Thank 2005eric2005
Reviewed March 3, 2016

We wanted to visit since we had never been before and because you may only once we decided to pay, even though it was about 29 GBP for two adults and one child and the House wasn't even open! Very expensive for a walk round...More

1  Thank Stuart G
Reviewed February 29, 2016

House is closed, so our trip was around the gardens. Just a lovely mix of meandering footbaths and quiet places, balanced with childrens play areas, and lovely eateries! After spending an hour walking around, we had a coffee on veranda overlooking lake and a panini...More

Thank TheCliftonFamily
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful day out. Some days we come and just spent the whole day in the park, if we're lucky, we can get the kids adventuring and exploring the gardens and ponds. Some days, our group of sometimes 15 kids, will spend hours just running...More

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We have a baby just under 1. Are the grounds accessible with a stroller or should we throw him in the back carrier?
April 11, 2017|
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Response from andyacky | Reviewed this property |
A stroller should be fine
Paula D
Can anyone help....is Castle Howard wheel chair accessible in all areas
April 5, 2017|
Response from Fifitreehugger | Reviewed this property |
No...downstairs in the house only, some areas of the gardens, might need off road wheels on. Alot of tarmac paths and a tractor that pulled a carriage, you could go round on. Im sure if you contacted them they would sort... More
Hi how long roughly is the Castle Howard from york and does it have a carpark?
April 2, 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.