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Howard Castle, United Kingdom

From series “The Most Elegant Buildings of Baroque Architecture”
Year: 1712.

Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England. It is a private residence of the Howard family for more than 300 years. The castle was built on the cusp of the 17th and 18th centuries under the order of earl Carlile. The building was finished in 1712, and until nowadays, it is the most magnificent Baroque building in Great Britain. The palace has a great park in the French style, not so far from the park complex has placed a wonderful arboretum.

Howard Castle, United Kingdom In 1940 the state home has suffered from the fire. Thanks to the help of skilful architects, it was rebuilt as soon as possible. Today the greatest country’s palace is open for visitors. It houses the unique collection of paintings that includes Michelangelo works. The palace is usually used for cultural meetings. The luckiest tourists can become guests at a Victorian tea-party.

The main part of the excursion is connected with a picturesque park, which is decorated with artificial lakes, fountains and old sculptures. During warmer months, the vacationists have a great opportunity to go by boat trips. In summer, on the territory of the park, you can find a cosy café. The arboretum has a number of rare plants. Originally it was built for academic researchers. Travellers, who plan to go there in winter, will see a lot of interesting things. On Christmas Eve you can see near the palace fairs and various entertainment events and charitable actions. Next - Church of the Holiest Saviour

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Asda Malton Supermarket' located in 7 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Enterprise Rent-A-Car' is located in 17 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Total Butler' in 6.1 km
Supermarket: 'Morrisons' in 7 km
Parking: 'York City, Hallfield Road Carpark' in 20 km
Apotheek: 'Vetsonic UK Ltd' in 5.96 km
Police station: 'Malton Police Station' in 7 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Castle Howard Cafe' in 0.25 km
Railway station: 'Malton' in 7 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Durham Tees Valley Airport MME - in 55 km
 »  Leeds Bradford Airport LBA - in 56 km
 »  Humberside Airport HUY - in 70 km
 »  Robin Hood Airport DSA - in 71 km
 »  Sheffield City Airport SZD - in 86 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Howard Castle

Lime Kiln House

Located in 1 km from Howard Castle
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Rooms: 2
The rooms at Lime Kiln have been refurbished in a way that maintains the character of the traditional Yorkshire stone property. The building and its … More: photo, rates and booking
Cresswell Arms

Located in 4 km from Howard Castle
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Rooms: 10
Rooms at the Cresswell Arms country inn have private bathrooms, TVs and DVD players. They also include digital radios, tea/coffee making facilities … More: photo, rates and booking
The Talbot Hotel

Located in 7 km from Howard Castle
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Rooms: 26
Roaring open fires and traditional cream teas in period style lounge rooms make for a classic country retreat. Guests can relax with a book in the … More: photo, rates and booking
Burythorpe House

Located in 8 km from Howard Castle
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Rooms: 13
Each room at Burythorpe House is individually designed, with traditional decor. The bedrooms all have a TV, and look out onto the picturesque gardens … More: photo, rates and booking

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Pont de Sign
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The site still a strange bridge is the British Tatton Park, whose guests can enjoy the numerous picturesque ponds located in the park territorium. One of them is the wonderful bridge of the monkeys. This wooden hanging bridge is characterized by being suspended on …
The Deep Aquarium
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House Garden of Anne and Robin Strange
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Top destination around Howard Castle - York

York will surprise its guests not only by beautiful historic buildings, but also by a rich choice of beautiful parks. The city literally dives in greenery. Here tourists will find both extensive parkland areas perfect for picnic, scenic landscapes ideal for walking, and even special amusement parks for families with children. The travellers who want to escape from the city and enjoy privacy are recommended to visit Rowntree Park that is located close to the center of York. Dean's Park will definitely impress its visitors with its beautiful and original design. During warm months the park is decorated with fragrant floral arrangements.

Deep Sea Den Park is a great choice for holiday of families with children. In this park visitors will find playgrounds and attractions for every taste. Fans of active rest simply cannot neglect to visit Creepy Crawlies Adventure Playsite Park that also provides its visitors with a huge choice of various rides and carousels. There is a great water park in the city - Water World. The park entertains its visitors all day long. In Water World visitors will find slides and pools, play areas for children of all ages and even a terrace for relaxation. Needless to say, there are numerous restaurants that offer various attractive dishes.
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