We know just the place to stay if you’re looking for a holiday cottage near Castle Howard – Spring Cottage of course!
As you can see, Spring Cottage is just 5 miles north east of Castle Howard. A 10 minute drive, a 2 hour walk or a 40 minute cycle ride.
Often it’s hard to tell one from the other:
Castle Howard is one of England’s largest country houses. It’s also a private residence for the Howard family (for over 300 years). It’s situated in the so-named Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of North Yorkshire. The Atlas Fountain is an iconic feature, so too is the centre dome. Its extensive grounds include a walled garden, lakes, woods, statues and follies. Plus there’s the popular adventure playground, several cafes and courtyard shops. Special events run throughout the year too. For more information and to check out prices and opening times, visit the Castle Howard website.
Spring Cottage is one of Great Habton’s finest cottages. It’s also a private residence for the Spencer family (for 10 years). It’s situated close to Castle Howard and the Howardian Hills and also lies between the market towns of Pickering and Malton, in the heart of North Yorkshire. The cottage garden is an iconic feature, so too is the beamed, cosy lounge with log burner. Its garden includes two lawns, herbaceous borders, some fruit bushes, a bench, swings, a rose arch and a shed! Special events run throughout the year too, such as Christmas, Easter and school holidays!
For more information and to check out our prices and opening times, visit our Availability & Book page.
A bonus – when Castle Howard hold special events such as The Proms you can often hear the music and see the fireworks from Spring Cottage’s garden.
So, if you’re planning on a visit to North Yorkshire and a visit to Castle Howard, then we know just the holiday cottage to recommend!
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