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“Extroidinary”
Review of Castle Howard

Castle Howard
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Ranked #13 of 204 things to do in York
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Owner description: 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.
Melbourne, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Extroidinary”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

WOW! What a home, what a story of it's history. How wonderful it must be to live there and enjoy all that beauty and history every day.

Visited May 2012
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38 reviews
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“Christmas 2012”
Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

Went to visit Santa he was a bit disappointing but the house and grounds are stunning and will return in the summer. Although Santa wasn't great the Christmas trees and decorations were fabulous.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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“Xmas Magic”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

Recommended by our b and b, was a fantastic day! Decorated for Xmas and visited on an icy day.
Magical and wonderful..

Visited December 2012
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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“Just Fabulous”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

What a wonderful place. Charmed by the time of year and lots of Christmas trees and decorations of all shapes and sizes in so many of the room, we had a superb visit. The fires were all roaring against the cold outside and a pianist was playing in the grand hallway, overlooked by the minstrel balcony - it was just magical and well worth the entrance fee. We walked down to the Boathouse for lunch, but it was very cold inside - even the poor girl serving wore coat and hat! A great setting for better weather though, located on the water's edge. We will definitely return in the future and Castle Howard exceeded my expectations.

Visited December 2012
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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“great if you want to see a grand country house”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

if you are a Brideshead fan you'll love it. the gardens are spectacular and the house is wonderful with magnificent rooms and paintings

Visited September 2012
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