- Castles and Palaces
- Parks and Playgrounds
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
Visit Castle Howard and have fun exploring 1,000 acres of parkland and gardens; jump on the land train to the Great Lake for boat trips and our adventure playground; discover more about the amazing history of the house and gardens with school holiday adventure trails and illustrated quiz sheets.
Family friendly events take place most school and Bank Holidays. Other attractions include a choice of 6 shops, including plant centre and farm shop, as well as 3 cafes serving homemade food to suit all tastes and pockets.
- Restaurant Onsite
- Onsite Shop
- Snacks Available
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
York, North Yorkshire, YO60 7DA, England
Click here to visit Castle Howard's website
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Gardens: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
House: Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 17:00
The house is closed 5th - 16th November for the Christmas installations.
The gardens are open year round.
House and Gardens
Child (4 - 16): £9.95
Family (2+3): £47.85
Under 4s: Free
Child (4 - 16): £7.95
Family (2+3): £31.85
Under 4s: Free
1 hour before closing
A choice of 3 cafes serving homemade food. Includes self service, at table service and kiosk. Serving snacks through to 2 course meals throughout the day.
Baby changing facilities are available.
A wide selection of novelty gifts and souvenirs for children, through to homewares, toiletries, books, plants and local produce.
Baby food facilities
Our catering staff can assist with milk and food warming so please ask.