To celebrate this momentous year in history, Castle Howard invites you to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, with an exclusive Afternoon Tea experience in their spectacular Long Gallery, which will be in the same dining space enjoyed by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert during their visit to Castle Howard in 1850.
Indulge in an exquisite menu of delicious sweet and savoury items that feature some of Yorkshire's finest produce, served alongside a glass of the UK's finest sparkling wine - Nyetimber Classic Cuvee.
Celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee this Spring as visitors are offered a rare glimpse at some of the unique pieces in Castle Howard's collection. Situated in the grandeur of the Long Gallery, this special display will reveal links to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953 and royal connections to Castle Howard itself.
Join Mother Shipton’s for a magical celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee this May Half Term. Wander into a world of Enchanted Stories and marvel at the royal themed decorations adorning the park.
Over 2000 beacons will be lit across the UK in recognition of the Queen’s long and selfless service to enable communities, individuals and organisations to pay tribute to her as part of the Official Platinum Jubilee celebrations. On Thursday 2nd June from 9:15pm – 10pm there will be a beacon lighting ceremony taking place at Library Square which will include a welcome from the Lord Mayor of York, alongside contributions from York Pipe Band, The Band of the Yorkshire Regiment and Dunnington Community Choir.
Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen with a collection of beautiful gifts from Betty's. Indulge with a Jubilee-themed selection box or celebrate with a collection of exclusive treats from macaroons to fondant fancies and even Lebkuchen Corgi biscuits.