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Castle Howard

£28.00 Entry - Free with York Pass

Booking Instructions

Pre-booking is required for this attraction, and can be booked HERE. York Pass holders scroll down to affiliate schemes and select the number of tickets you require. Then select your date and time. Click continue and enter your booking details and then click buy tickets. Show your York Pass on arrival to the attraction.


York YO60 7DA

Phone Number

01653 648333

Opening Times

Please check attraction website for the latest opening times. Please note the York Pass is not valid for the Castle Howard Christmas event.


Castle Howard

Castle Howard sits in 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland in the Howardian Hills – a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just outside York.

Immerse yourself in sweeping parkland dotted with lakes, temples and statues; a formal walled garden and an impressive woodland housing a rare botanical collection, there are endless opportunity to explore! Plus, enjoy Skelf Island, our award winning adventure playground hidden across the Great Lake. Any visit can be topped off with a treat from one of our of cafes, serving the best food and drink from the region, as well as shops, including garden centre and farm shop.


3 May – 22 September 2024

Striking art in stunning surroundings

This special exhibition by internationally renowned artist Sir Tony Cragg will include several large-scale sculptures in the Gardens, as well as sculptures and works on paper in the historic rooms of the House. 

This is Castle Howard’s first ever headline contemporary sculpture exhibition. Enjoying the artworks against the backdrop of our beautiful Gardens and landscapes, and inside the magnificent House, will make for a magical artistic experience. Viewing the outdoor sculptures is included in Gardens tickets, and indoor and outdoor sculptures and works on paper is included in House & Gardens tickets.

Children can enjoy a creative art trail around the Grounds as part of the exhibition, plus art and craft activities in the summer holidays.

All included with York Pass.

Enjoy a day out at Castle Howard, one of the UK’s finest stately homes and discover a place like no other!

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