Did you know?
Built for the 3rd Earl of Carlisle by Sir John Vanbrugh, Castle Howard was Vanbrugh’s first architectural project
Castle Howard took over 100 years to complete and is a mixture of baroque and palladian architectural styles
Castle Howard is known as the home of the fictional Marchmain family, having featured in both television and film adaptations of Brideshead Revisited
Castle Howard sits at the heart of the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close to the North York Moors and Yorkshire coast