Getting toCastle Howardcar-free

1 At a glance

  • Hop on the the train to York
  • Take bus 181 direct to Castle Howard
  • Enjoy discount entry with you bus ticket!

2 Step-by-step

There are direct trains to York from London and many other cities. National Rail

From York station it's a 4-minute walk to the bus stop on Station Avenue (see map).

Catch bus 181 (from stop RM). The bus takes one hour and drops you right at the door. Buses run Monday to Saturday.

  • Live bus times:
    York Station Avenue

Alternatively, you can take the train or Coastliner bus to Malton and pick up the 181 bus or a taxi (numbers below).

About Castle Howard

Castle Howard is Yorkshire’s finest stately home - famous as TV's 'Brideshead' - with ornate interiors and art works. Explore 1000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and a walled garden - beautiful at any time of year.

  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Address: Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA
  • Refreshments: Choice of cafes and restaurant on site
  • Car-free offer: £3.45 off entry, when you show bus ticket

3 Plan your car-free journey

Reverse Route

About Castle Howard

Castle Howard is Yorkshire’s finest stately home - famous as TV's 'Brideshead' - with ornate interiors and art works. Explore 1000 acres of parkland with meandering woodland paths, lakeside terraces, temples, fountains and a walled garden - beautiful at any time of year.

  • County: North Yorkshire
  • Nearest town: York
  • Refreshments: Choice of cafes and restaurant on site
  • Car-free offer: £3.45 off entry, when you show bus ticket
Bike routes

Castle Howard is 4.3 miles off NCN route 166. It’s a one hour cycle from Malton station – here’s the route.

Taxi numbers

A taxi from Malton station costs about £14, from Station Taxis 01653 696969 or Kappa’s Cars 01653 699999.

Handy Tips

Show your bus ticket at reception and get discounted entry for £15.50

Look out for the Good Journey Mark – where car-free visitors are welcome and enjoy a discount