Castle Howard is one of Britain’s most stunning historic properties, it is set in 1000 acres of parkland and gardens and offers a visual feast for visitors both inside and outside the house. Anyone visiting North Yorkshire should try and see both the grounds and house, there is also a regular calendar of events providing further points of interest.
Summer is an ideal time to visit Castle Howard as there is more opportunity to appreciate the stunning gardens, for garden and flower enthusiastic the Flower Festival in June may be the perfect time to visit
The grand rooms of Castle Howard will during the festival will feature a spectacular display of stunning floral arrangements at its annual flower festival from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 June 2016. The Castle Howard florist and garden team will join forces with members of local flower clubs to fill the house with a diverse selection of arrangements both contemporary and traditional, which will each take inspiration from the spectacular surroundings. There will be events and also garden tours of those surrounding Castle Howard.
Outside in the 18th century walled garden visitors will be able to see a stunning collection of heritage roses and blue and white delphiniums.in addition to pretty herbaceous borders and a carp pond. Gardening enthusiasts can also find a selection of traditional English garden produce and sweet pea wigwams in the ornamental vegetable garden. the grounds also boast a prestigious collection of rhododendrons as well as glades of Pieris, wild roses,and magnolias
if you are looking to attend the flower festival or visit Castle Howard at any time this summer then why not stay at the Best Western Burn Hall Hotel York. Just 30 minutes drive from Castle Howard the hotel offers 94 bedrooms, free parking complimentary WiFi and a superb range of home cooked dishes. Why not take advantage of our Summer Saver offer to book or for further details call 01347 835400