"There's no place like this home" - one of the finest stately homes in Britain and setting for TV series Brideshead Revisited. Located only 15 miles north of the historic city of York in North Yorkshire.
Amazing 18th Century House with wonderful collections of furniture and paintings
Extraordinary collections of treasures: porcelain, sculptures, murals, embroidery,
Beautifully stunning and colourful gardens
Tours & Talks/Outdoor Guided Tours
Perfect Filming Location (renowned world-wide for “Brideshead Revisited”
Picture perfect Estate villages and North York Moors to explore close by
Many annual events, exhibitions and concerts throughout the year
Excellent choice of several Restaurant and Café facilities
Group Visits welcome
Carriage House Gift Shop
Castle Howard Stately Home and Gardens are located only 15 miles north east of city of York (just off the main A64) and is very close to the North York Moors. The Baroque Mansion House was built between 1699 and 1712 for Charles Howard, the 3rd Earl of Carlisle to a design by Sir John Vanbrugh and has been the home of the Howard family for over 300 years. It’s also known worldwide as being chosen for the famous movie and TV versions of “Brideshead Revisited”.
Enjoy world renowned collections, stunning architecture, fascinating tours with Tour Operators giving inspiring stories. You can wander and relax amongst Castle Howard’s idyllic gardens and take in the glorious seasonal colours.
It’s a shopper’s paradise too. The Courtyard offers an excellent variety of shops, including farm shop, a gift shop and the garden centre. To keep you refreshed there’s a good choice of restaurants and cafes too (Fitzroy Room, Boathouse Café, Lakeside Ice Cream Kiosk, Courtyard Café and Coffee Shop ‘To Go’) which suits all budgets and tastes, and which serve up excellent, mouth-watering home-made and locally sourced food. There’s plenty to see with the House and Grounds, and many annual events and concerts too.
Open: Low season and high season dates – check website for opening times and prices.
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