Historic Houses and Stately Homes

Great Wood’s location is fantastic for visiting a number of Historic houses and Stately Homes. Castle Howard is just under 7 miles drive from Great Wood, it is Yorkshire’s finest historic house & estate has been the home to the Howard family for over 300 years. Castle Howard is a magnificent 18th-century residence set within 1,000 acres of breath taking landscape in the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Castle Howard hold a variety of events during the year and one for your diaries is definitely Saturday 17th August 2013 when they will be holding their classic outdoor event ‘The Great British Proms Spectacular’.

Below a list of links and contact details that give more info about the area and things to visit & see.

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Telephone Number

Aske Hall Nr Richmond 01748 822000
Barden Tower Bolton Abbey
Bolton Abbey Nr York 01904 470666
Broughton Hall Skipton 01756 799608
Castle Howard Nr Malton 01653 648 444
Constable Burton Hall Gardens Nr. Leyburn 01677 450428
Duncombe Park Helmsley 01439 772625
East Riddlesden Hall Keighley 01535 607075
Fairfax House York 01904 655543
Harewood House Nr Harrogate 0113 218 1010
Helmsley Walled Garden Cleveland Way Helmsley North Yorkshire YO62 5AH 01439 771427
Kiplin Hall Scorton Nr. Richmond 01748 818178
Newby Hall Ripon 01423 322583
Norton Conyers Nr. Ripon 01765 640333
Nunnington Hall Nunnington. Nr. Helmsley 01439 748283
Sewerby Hall & Gardens Bridlington 01262 673769
Sion Hill Hall Thirsk 01845 587206
Sutton Park Sutton-on-the-Forest, York 01347 810249
Treasurer's House Minster Yard. York 01904 624247