Castles, Halls & Stately Homes

Castle Howard

In Winter you can take woodland walks and view the stunning gardens or visit the Stable Courtyard shops and cafe and the children can enjoy the adventure playground and adventure trails in the school holidays. Between March and October enjoy a free outdoor guided tour. The house is open from mid March and exciting events take place throughout the year. http://www.castlehoward.co.uk/

Duncombe Park

Visit the home of Lord and Lady Feversham and explore the 18th century house, breathe in the scented ‘secret garden’ around the old conservatory and explore the 400 acres of parkland. http://www.duncombepark.com/

Helmsley Castle

Soak in the history of Helmsley as you wander round the medieval ruins. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/helmsley-castle/

Nunnington Hall

A picturesque Yorkshire manor house set on the bank of the River Rye, with organic garden and an exciting programme of art and photographic exhibitions. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-nunningtonhall