Home > Places to Visit > The Yorkshire Arboretum

The Yorkshire Arboretum

The Yorkshire Arboretum

The Yorkshire Arboretum is a 120 acre garden of trees in a stunning landscape of parkland and lakes. We offer school visits for primary ages from pond dipping and minibeast hunts to shelter building and the adventure with the forest fairy.


The Yorkshire Arboretum
Castle Howard
North Yorkshire

Contact Details

Main contact:
Kathryn Hardaker


  • Coach parking
  • Covered space
  • Disabled toilets
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access

We can offer and outdoor classroom for lunch. We also have a bird observatory and woodland playground. We can offer many and varied activities.

Delivery Items

  • Pre-visit information available
  • Risk assessment
  • Self-guided activities
  • Set programmes
  • Tailored programmes


£3.00 per pupil plus £2 per activity

Back to places to visit