This attractive Palladian family home, in its beautiful parkland setting, was designed and built by Thomas Worsley, Surveyor General to King George III c 1760. It is still lived in by his descendants and was the childhood home of Katharine Worsley, the Duchess of Kent.
Hovingham Hall is unique in being entered through a huge riding school and features halls with vaulted ceilings and a beautiful collection of pictures and furniture.
The house has attractive gardens with magnificent yew hedges and the cricket ground in front of the house is reputed to be the oldest private cricket ground in England.
Disabled parking and car parks 25m from entrance to house. Garden paths gravel
Partial disabled access in house. Contact before visiting for more information. Toilet facilities available in house.