You are exploring

Castle Howard

15 - 18 August 2019

Castle Howard - Landing page

Castle Howard

Countryfile Live is heading to Yorkshire! 

Making its official Northern debut, Countryfile Live is setting up home in the stunning grounds of Castle Howard from 15th - 18th August 2019. 

Guaranteed to be the best day out this summer, we welcome you to join us as we celebrate the glorious Yorkshire countryside. 

Meet all your favourite BBC Countryfile heroes on The Main Stage; Get up-close-and-personal with a diversity of fauna and flora in The Wildlife Zone; View spectacular stunts in The Arena; And see your favourite TV chefs live at the Le Creuset and Countryfile Kitchen Theatre. 

We look forward to seeing you there for some good outdoor fun, great food and priceless family time!

Castle Howard - Landing page

KEY TO SYMBOLS

*Map is for illustrative purposes only and content is subject to change

KEY TO SYMBOLS

*Map is for illustrative purposes only and content is subject to change

The Equine Arena

Throughout each day, a series of events will be stages in the Equine Arena to entertain you. 

More info
The Farmyard

Enter the Farmyard to come face-to-face with your favourite farming friends. Meet farming professionals, learn how to handle the animals safely and enjoy a host of educational talks and demonstrations throughout each day.

More info
Vintage fun fair

Enjoy a variety of traditional fun fair rides, guaranteed to entertain you and the kids for hours. Extra charges apply. 

The Graze Inn sponsored by Thatchers

Brand new for this year! Featuring eight artisanal food producers, you are invited to tuck into a hearty lunch and sip a refreshing drink, whilst enjoying the talents of the best local acts.

More info
Countryfile Main Stage

Take a seat on a comfy hay bale and get up-close-and-personal with your favourite Countryfile heroes. Anita, Matt, Ellie, John, Adam, Tom and Charlotte will all be taking to the stage to recall stories and share fascinating facts about the BBC’s best-loved TV series.

More info
Village Green

At the heart of the showground is the Village Green. Here you can spread out with a picnic blanker, catch up with friends and enjoy some traditional country entertainment.

More info
50 Things Woodland

Explore a magical woodland playground and get back to basics on your very own mini adventure!

More info
The Lakeside Club

The benefits of a members club transported to the middle of a buzzing country event. Enjoy BBC Countryfile Live in style this summer at the Lakeside Club with breathtaking views across the South Lake.

More info
Family Fishing

Fishing lessons for all ages and abilities run by Get Hooked on Fishing.

 

More info
Wildlife Zone

There’s so much to learn and discover in the Wildlife Zone. Alive with hints, tips and hands-on help, this zone is for anyone who wants to learn about or care for the wildlife on our doorsteps.

More info
The Big Top sponsored by Kuoni

Join us in our beautiful Big Top for a look behind the scenes of some of your favourite BBC TV and Radio programmes.

More info
The Arena

Watch working animals show off their skills in this lively arena that will bring together a mix of traditional and rural pursuits.

More info
The Dog Lovers' Arena sponsored by PDSA

We know that dogs have many talents, and here’s the arena that proves it. Enjoy a packed schedule of demonstrations, competitions and performances.

More info
The Le Creuset and Countryfile Kitchen Theatre

Do try this at home! Join a host of chefs and culinary experts as they expand your food horizons.

More info
Magimix

Our Official Product Supplier, Magimix, will be providing all small domestic appliances to the food theatres around the show as well as supporting The Le Creuset and Countryfile Kitchen Theatre.

The Craven Arms Pub Garden

No village is complete without a buzzing country pub. Enjoy a pint of real ale, cider or a refreshing juice at The Craven Arms.

More info
Farming in Action

A sure favourite for visitors of all ages, this area features an exhibition of agricultural vehicles including tractors and combine harvesters.

More info
Castle Howard

Castle Howard, near York, is a magnificent historic house in the north of England with ornate interiors and landscaped gardens set in 1000 acres of rolling parkland in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.