The construction on castle howard began in the 18th century and had lots of planning before construction actually began, the building itself has actually gone through a lot over the years.

In 1940 the house suffered an extensive fire which started from one of the chimneys, it caused massive damage.

Catch CastleLine from York or Malton to Castle Howard - we drop you off right in the grounds! 

The Castle Howard Gardens are open daily, the adventure playground and Skelf Island have also reopened. 

All visitors need to pre-book their visit on our website.

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