Easter at Castle Howard
Easter Farm Fun
Fri 14 - Mon 17 April 2017
Our mobile petting farm will give visitors of all ages the chance to get up close to their favourite farmyard friends; from a miniature pony and micro pig to rabbits, guinea pigs, alpacas, goats and more. Our friendly farmers will introduce you to them all.
Race to find the scarecrow at the centre of our giant straw bale maze and share your scarecrow selfies with us.
Head off into the gardens on our Easter trail helping to round up the animals which have wandered too far from the farm. Spot them all and claim a prize. Included in admission
Ryedale Summer Festival 2017
Friday 14 - Sunday 30 July 2017
- Festival Programme to be announced 21 April 2017
Events will range far and wide across the area, including performances at the great houses of Castle Howard, Hovingham, Duncombe Park and Sledmere, as well as in Ampleforth Abbey and a series of Coffee Concerts in the many beautiful, often remote, country churches of North Yorkshire.
Later in the year, there is an unmissable event on 4th November, as Sir Mark Elder conducts Elgarís choral masterpiece The Dream of Gerontius with the Hallť Orchestra and choir in York Minster.
July 2016 - Welcome to the Ryedale Festival. For two weeks every July, we welcome performers from all over the world, both established and emerging, to the many beautiful and historic venues of Ryedale. We invite you to come and enjoy the magic of live performance.
The festival enjoys the warm support of the local community, a large, loyal and enthusiastic audience, and a growing reputation as one of the most exciting and enterprising in the country. It is a rural festival, with events ranging far and wide across the area.
Performances are given at the great houses of Castle Howard, Hovingham, Duncombe Park and Sledmere, as well as in Ampleforth Abbey, York Minster, Helmsley Arts Centre, Pickering Kirk Theatre and many other local venues. There is also a popular series of Coffee Concerts given in the many beautiful, often remote, country churches that characterise this part of Yorkshire. Join us soon to discover the festivalís unique magic. ryedalefestival.co.uk
Phone: 01751 475777
The Castle Howard Triathlon 2017
22 & 23 July 2017
The Castle Triathlon Series consists of five weekend races throughout the summer of 2017, providing an open platform for triathletes of all abilities to compete nationally. It is simple to get involved, you can enter as many of the races as you choose or take on the whole series. Please see website for more information and registration. Children races, Individual, Relay, Starter Sprint, Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron Man.. castletriathlonseries.co.uk
Castle Howard Triathlon Medal 2015 (above).