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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stately home” (139 reviews)
“rose garden” (108 reviews)
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York YO60 7DA, England
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+44 1653 648333
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have just seen an excellent production of Orpheus and this was the perfect venue. Hoping Castle Howard will host similar events in the future.

Thank BKnightsy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are so many reviews of this house that I can't really add to what's been said. However amongst the negative comments there seems to be a feeling that not much if the house is on show. Bear in mind that one wing is still...More

Thank BoeingBoy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Castle Howard has had good reviews so while staying in York we had a visit. We have been use to Chatsworth and generally CH was ok, nothing special and we would not go back again. Chatsworth is special and much better. Shame CH did not...More

Thank David24052709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to seeing this stately home, but it exceeded all expectations. The house itself is most impressive and filled with interesting objects. The custodians who were placed in key positions around the house were welcoming and happy to impart further information to...More

Thank maggiegregory
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent a wonderful day visiting Castle Howard. The staff were not only knowledgeable and informative but went out of their way to ensure that we had the best possible visitor experience, giving us a personal tour of the house so that we...More

Thank Ange J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has always been on the 'bucket list' of places to visit so were excited to be finally getting there. We arrived on a cold drizzly day. The staff were welcoming and friendly and very knowledgeable. we had pre-booked tickets so got into the ground...More

Thank PrinceofPort66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle Howard is just north of York and is well sign posted from the A64. We visited last year after they reopened for Christmas and were impressed with the decoration of the house and the extensive grounds. There are several cafes and toilets throughout the...More

Thank 938fjg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a stunning place and of course of astounding beauty, as we walked through the walled garden we spotted a few of the gardeners who seemed enthusiastic and hard working. Speaking to a few of the gardeners we soon discovered the garden was undergoing renovation...More

Thank Holly F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited today and enjoyed the play park with the children. We decided to have lunch at the courtyard cafe. It was a bit pricey and my coronation chicken sandwich had a bone in it and the coleslaw was tasted horrible. When this was mentioned to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked online as then you save money on the high entry fee. The house itself is full of history, the rooms are very interesting and the guides very knowledgeable.

1  Thank HSUK_2011
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Lisasydaus
14 April 2018|
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Response from anthony P | Reviewed this property |
4-6 hours
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KatomeriKaf
29 March 2018|
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Free Parking next to the castle directly
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20 January 2018|
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