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image for Fair item typeCastle Howard at Christmas: Angels on High at Castle Howard

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • White Rose Award Winner
  • York Tourism Awards Winner
  • York Pass
  • Welcome To Yorkshire Member
  • Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme
  • The Treasure Houses of England

Christmas Event, Sat 18 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017

WHITE ROSE AWARD WINNER 2013, VAQAS, HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOC FRIENDS, YORK PASS, YTA WINNER 2014, WTY MEMBER

Christmas at Castle Howard

Christmas at Castle Howard

Details

This Christmas a host of angels will descend on Castle Howard. Inspired by its archiecture, interiors and art collections these fabulous creatures, classic and contemporary, will populate the grand state rooms to spectacular effect. Together with glorious floral creations and inspired decorations, Angels on High will surprise and delight.

As well as this unique 'angelic' Christmas experience, visitors will also enjoy their Castle Howard favourites including the soaring Christmas tree in the Great Hall and the return of Bompas & Parr's Gingerbread Castle Howard.

Younger visitors will be entranced by the Magical Christmas Garden - a peek into the imaginary world of Father Christmas. There will also be a chance to pre-book an Audience with Father Christmas or an Enchanted Evening with Father Christmas, unique opportunities for children to meet Father Christmas at this magical time. Tickets for our Father Christmas experiences will go on sale towards the end of September - please sign up to our e-newsletter to receive updates.

And for an even more magical ambience, Twilight Visits over the weekend of 16 and 17 December enable visitors to enjoy the angels, candles and firelight, as night falls.

Christmas at Caste Howard will also include live music around the house; seasonal menus and festive afternoon tea by the fireside in the Grecian Hall; and Christmas gifts and treats galore in the gift shops, farm shop, garden centre and cosy indoor market.

See our website for more details.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitalityHelicopter landing

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 18 Nov - Sat 23 Dec 2017

Address

Castle Howard Estate Limited.,
Castle Howard,
York,
YO60 7DA

Location

Directions

See location of Castle Howard on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 716700  Lat: 54.12089 Long: -0.90601

Castle Howard is located 15 miles north east of York, just off the A64. From the A64, follow the brown tourist signs for Castle Howard.

Due to narrow gateways, coaches and large vehicles should continue on the A64 to Malton and approach Castle Howard from Malton/Coneysthorpe.

Bus services run from York and Malton.

Check the Castle Howard website for details.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 7 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome