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Carlton Towers

Carlton Towers, Carlton (Yorkshire )

Carlton Towers is a Grade I listed historic stately home in 250 acres of parkland.

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  • 16th century buildings
  • Free car parking (on site)
  • No smoking
  • Historic Property


  • Free broadband access (wired)
  • Shared gardens
  • Woodland walks
  • Television

Food and Drinks

  • Cooked breakfast (included)
  • Lunch available (at additional cost)
  • Dinner available (at additional cost)
  • Bar

Nearby recreations

  • Recommended walks
  • Pub (walking distance)
  • Historic houses
  • Golf course (a short drive)
  • Recommended restaurants (a short drive)


You could say that this unique country house has everything a perfect historical building should have – magnificent architecture, a distinct family heritage (Carlton Towers is the ancestral home of The Duke of Norfolk) and a beautiful tranquil setting surrounded by an estate kept going through the ages. Carlton Towers is home to Lord and Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard and their three children and has been handed down through the generations for centuries. The original house dates back to the 17th century and beyond.

The large country estate close to North Yorkshire towns and cities is available for exclusive hire all year round. The overwhelming and unforgettable Victorian Gothic exterior that greets you is the ideal backdrop for every kind of outdoor event, while the interior offers opulence, style, comfort and space. Situated amongst 250 acres of parkland, it is the perfect setting for weddings, house parties, corporate or social occasions and large scale park events.

The country estate of Carlton Towers combines space, beauty and privacy together with a glorious setting, ideal therefore for any type of event. Whether you are looking to celebrate and party the night away, escape the daily routine to take part in teambuilding or simply enjoy something different with your friends, Carlton Towers has a variety of packages to choose from.

This quintessentially English property is the perfect house party venue and welcomes special interest groups from the UK and overseas. The historic architecture of Carlton Towers combined with its incredible family history and royal connection offers overseas visitors a real stately experience - a taste of the fine life in all its opulence and splendour. So, whether your group of guests is looking for a base from which to explore Yorkshires finest historical locations or simply a family reunion, Carlton Towers can offer you the ideal retreat. 

History to the present day

Carlton Towers has been passed entirely by inheritance since the Norman Conquest. At the time of the Domesday Survey it was recorded as being held, along with ninety three Yorkshire Manors, by Robert De Brus.

Carlton Towers moved through many generations before being passed on to Lady Beaumont, who owned Carlton Towers for 76 years, a period which saw two world wars and great social changes. In the Second World War the house was used as an auxiliary military hospital.

Lord Gerald Fitzalan Howard, his wife Emma and their family now live at Carlton Towers.

Grounds and gardens

Carlton Towers sits in 250 acres of gardens and parkland.

Other facilities

Carlton Towers has a popular shoot which can be arranged through contacting the Gamekeeper at Carlton Towers. Clay Pigeon shooting days can also be arrranged.

Arrival information and how to find us

Address: Carlton Towers, Carlton, Goole, Yorkshire, Yorkshire , DN14 9LZ, United Kingdom

Check In: From 2.00pm Check Out: By 10.00am

Directions: Situated close to Junctions 34 and 36 off the M62. Within easy access to the A1M and M1.

Carlton Towers is 14 miles South of York. Approximately half an hour drive by car to the centre of York.

Selby Train station has good connections to Leeds, Doncaster, Hull and York, Manchester and a direct train service to London Kings Cross in just two and a quarter hours journey time.

More photos of Carlton Towers, Carlton

The Inner Hall The Card Room The Old School Room - windows Bachelor Wing - Lord Michael Bachelor Wing - Lord Martin
Lord Beaumont - private bathroom Bachelor Wing - Lady Miriam Nursery Wing - Florence Glossop - Bathroom Clock Tower - Norfolk Bathroom
Baroness - bridal suite The Baroness' Tower - bridal suite The private drive Grace - Nursery Wing Authur - Nursery Wing
Bachelor Wing - Lord Mark Glossop Rose Garden