An Insight to Castle Howard

May 5th, 2015
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Castle Howard was built at the beginning of the 18th century and home to the Howard family for over 300 years. Eleven generations have continuously lived in the house since it was built for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle.

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An Insight to Castle HowardCastle Howard was built at the beginning of the 18th century and home to the Howard family for over 300 years. Eleven generations have continuously lived in the house since it was built for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle. When visiting castle Howard I was initially astonished by the beautiful grounds in which the castle is situated in. Walking in such magnificent natural surroundings really sets the scene for the amazing house that sit in the grounds and allows you to imagine what it would have been like to have been there in the 18th century. The house was designed for the 3rd Earl of Carlisle by dramatist John Vanbrugh, who astonishingly hadn't built anything, at this point, in his life. He worked with architect Nicholas Hawksmoor to gain the practical side of designing and constructing the house. It was finally completed in 1801-1811. When enterin

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