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 To Do On A Family Holiday To Yorkshire

What To Do On A Family Holiday To Yorkshire

Are you thinking about a family to Yorkshire and want ideas where to go? Here are just a few ideas on what you and the kiddies can get up to.  And all within a 5 mile radius of Spring Cottage. All these family friendly activities have been tried and tested not just by...
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:...
Old Oak Tree

Old Oak Tree

This huge oak tree is in an ancient woodland on the edge of the Castle Howard estate. Follow the public footpath from the village of Welburn. It’s breath taking in real life when you think about what history it will have witnessed! Details of the walk are here:...
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...