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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“stately home” (141 reviews)
“rose garden” (108 reviews)
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York YO60 7DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Took the bus from the recommended stop near the Shambles. Be sure to find the correct side of the street--Shambles side, not Clifford's Tower side. Price is roundtrip. Castle is worth the trip for sure. Grounds and home are not quite Blenheim or Warwick, but...More

Thank yahootraveler64
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hadn't been here for about 12 years so a repeat visit was due. Found all the volunteers very informative polite and smartly dressed. And could answer any questions we had. Had a lovely walk round the house, but might be worth mentioning parts are difficult...More

Thank harrogatelass9
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing and worth a visit whilst in York. You could spend all day here if the weather is good as the lakes and gardens are definitely worth a walk around. The house is very interesting and full of articles of historical interest. Glad we made...More

Thank Trevor S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were really excited about going to the classic car show on Father’s Day. Cost £11 to get in which is quite expensive but it was what dad wanted to do. The problems started with the parking which took ages and then we queued to...More

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CastleHowardEst, Public Relations Manager at Castle Howard, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Fiona. Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback having visited on Sunday for the Classic Car Show. We are sorry to hear that the trip did not live up to your expectations and that you left feeling disappointed with the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Castle Howard was on my bucket list ever since I watched Brideshead Revisited in 1981....& it lived up to everything I’d hoped it would be.. I got quite emotional when I saw the Obilisic & then had to drive along that ever ending straight road...More

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Glorious visit to this gem of English history. Great guides all through the house, most helpful with my disability.

1  Thank Tricia019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Castle Howard is a stunning house with plenty to do. Lots of walks to different parts of the ground including the boating lake. Found items in the shop a bit expensive, has an excellent farm shop serving local produce

Thank Garry C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour of the house was facinating with well informed and helpful guides.Beautiful architecture and furnishings.Film set and photographs of the TV production Brideshead Revisited were facinating too.

Thank cazSouthport
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Impressive architecture and gardens and the staff were very well informed and interesting when passing on historic details. The visitors train was very helpful and much appreciated. The cafe and shop were very good and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would be happy to...More

Thank Vic C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my sister and brother in law from California to visit - they thought it was great. Mobility issues prevented us seeing the fabulous grounds - perhaps Castle Howard could invest in a few mobility scooters for loan?? so that visitors get the best of...More

Thank Cheryl H
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Sian L
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Response from Phill W | Reviewed this property |
I think so. We prebooked but from viewing the website while doing so, I am pretty sure you can.
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Tracey L
24 May 2018|
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Response from Annie A | Reviewed this property |
Hello - yes, dogs are welcome but I think you would have to use the outside cafe area. X
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