Bridgerton-Themed Castle Howard: Private Day Trip from YorkPrivate Tour

Enjoy a private day trip from York to the Howardian Hills and discover Castle Howard, Bridgeton's Clyvedon Castle, Coneysthorpe and the breathtaking views of the North York Moors.

Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


8 hrs


Day Trip, History, Shore Excursion, TV & Movies

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Day Trip: including a private vehicle throughout the tour

What's included:

Private Driver guide, a local Yorkshire resident and Bridgerton enthusiast, Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places, Entrance tickets to Castle Howard & Gardens, All parking fees & taxes, Private car throughout the day including hotel pick-up and drop-off

What's not included:

Headphones, Food and drink, Gratuities
Meeting points: Hotel pick-up is available upon request. If we do not receive your hotel information, your guide will meet you in front of The Grand Hotel located at Station Rise, North Yorkshire, York YO1 6GD, United Kingdom

What makes this tour special

Castle Howard is a place and palace like no other where for over 300 years the Howard family have been welcoming visitors. In just one visit you'll see a palace, a town, a fortified city, temples, magnificent woods, hills, valleys and a mausoleum.

On your private day trip, you will:

Heading out of York you'll take in breathtaking views of York Minster as you head into the Vale of York. You'll then be driven through the charming villages of Sutton on Forest and Stililngton both mentioned in William the Conquerer’s Domesday Book after which the imposing York Minster comes into view.

After driving through the Howardian Hills and former Castle Howard estate village of Bulmer you'll arrive at Castle Howard where you'll have the chance to stop for a coffee and browse the estate's shops. This will be followed by a private tour of the house and formal gardens before you're left to have lunch and explore on your own.

After lunch, you'll have plenty of photo opportunities on the specially curated tour of picture perfect, chocolate box villages including a stop in Coneysthorpe where Bridgerton filming took place, before travelling through Hovingham past Hovingham Hall where HRH Duchess of Kent was born. You'll drive by many magnificent abbeys and their ruins including Rievaulx Abbey established in 1132, once one of the most important abbeys in England.

On your way back into the Howardian Hills you'll travel past Newburgh Priory towards the village of Crayke mentioned in the Domesday Book. Far-reaching views across the Vale of York and towards the Yorkshire Dales lead you back to your hotel where you'll be dropped off.

DISCLAIMER: This tour is an unlicensed and unauthorised tour of sites featured in the television series 'Bridgerton' created by Chris Van Dusen for Netflix. Travel Curious Ltd. and this tour does not have any association with, or connection to, the television series 'Bridgerton', Chris Van Dusen and Netflix. 

What you'll see

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

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QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
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QWhat is your cancellation policy?
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