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The Splendour of Castle Howard

This walk is a 7 mile (11km) 3 to 3.5 hour walk through the grounds of the Castle Howard Estate and all its grandeur. We start from the courtyard at Castle Howard at 10am for a 10.30 start.

On this walk huge monuments will appear dramatically in front of you, the Four Faces hidden in the wood, the Pyramid on St. Anne’s Hill, the amazing Mausoleum surrounded by its Doric pillars and the magnificent Temple of the Four Winds watching over the meadow. Picturesque views over the water to Castle Howard from the inspiring ornamental bridge. All these outstanding features can be seen on this walk through the grounds of Castle Howard. To finish there is an excellent café at Castle Howard.

This walk is suitable for families with children 

Start: The Courtyard at Castle Howard o/s café area. Please note there are no car parking fees at Castle Howard.

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Difficulty: This is an easy flat walk

Terrain: Bridleways, grass tracks & footpaths.

Duration: 3 hours

Group: This is a private guided walk and we take bookings for between 4 and 6 people.

Price: £30 per person. We require a minimum of four walkers for this event to go ahead.

What you will need:

In order for you to enjoy and take full advantage of the events on offer it is imperative that you look after yourself and turn up with the appropriate kit. We highly recommend suitable walking shoes/boots, proper outdoor clothing for the time of year and a reasonable level of walking fitness. Unfortunately young people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Once you've purchased the guided walk, we'll be in touch to book available dates.