Afternoon Tea At Castle Howard

Afternoon Tea At Castle Howard

Castle Howard is special at any time of the year, but at Christmas it’s something else The house is adorned with thousands of lights and decorations.  With visitors arriving by the coach load to admire, gasp at and be amazed by Castle Howard at Christmas. You...
Castle Howard always worth a visit

Castle Howard always worth a visit

When the Mole Family visited Spring Cottage they took away with them memories of the children enjoying Dalby Forest and Castle Howard, as well as visits to Helmsley and Malton. It’s great to know they really enjoyed their stay. Karen....
What a view!

What a view!

The stunning rolling hills of North Yorkshire. For more on where this was, read this article on a local walk. This view is very close to Castle Howard and about 5 miles from Spring Cottage. To see it for yourself, this walk will take your there:...
Easter At  Castle Howard

Easter At Castle Howard

Here's more about what's going on at this stately home over Easter. Karen http://www.gazetteherald.co.uk/news/15217838.Easter_fun_at_stately_home/?ref=twtrec   Check this out on...
Castle Howard at Christmas

Castle Howard at Christmas

It’s several years since I visited Castle Howard at Christmas. Why did I leave it so long? Then the children were young our primary focus was on visiting Santa in his grotto.  This year, I was determined to visit without them in tow and as Castle Howard is just...

12 Photographs of Castle Howard

Which one's your favourite? I like them all but the one with the lake in the foreground and Castle Howard behind it is rather special. And only 5 miles from Spring Cottage Karen – luxuryspringcottageyorkshire.co.uk 12 photographs that capture the true...
Castle Howard North Yorkshire

Castle Howard North Yorkshire

Castle Howard is a stunning stately home only 5 miles from Spring Cottage. It’s still home to the Howard family. It sits in the self-named Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The rose garden, the grounds and the fabulous children’s...
Self-catering cottage near Castle Howard

Self-catering cottage near Castle Howard

Each time we drive past Castle Howard I'm in awe of it's splendour on just how close we are to this magnificent stately home. The Atlas fountain is iconic and rather famous (think Brideshead Revisited). Within the estate there are woodland walks, a rose...
Castle Howard – Yorkshire

Castle Howard – Yorkshire

I love to watch the ducks on the lake at Castle Howard both in the summer and wintertime. You don’t have to enter Castle Howard itself to walk by the lake. There’s a public footpath which runs along the east side of the lake. And what a spectacular view...