This Palladian family home in its beautiful parkland setting was designed and built by Thomas Worsley. It is still lived in by his descendants and was the childhood home of Katharine Worsley, the Duchess of Kent. Hovingham Hall is entered by a huge Riding School and features halls with vaulted ceilings and a beautiful collection of pictures & furniture. The house has attractive gardens with magnificent yew hedges and the cricket ground in front of the house is reputedly the oldest private ground in England.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
Visitor Opening Times
1 June – 28 June inclusive, 12.30– 4.30pm (last tour 3.30pm).
Please contact the property for up to date opening times
Has been used for photographic shoots
Facilities available mainly between May & September, but other times will be considered. Contact the administrator for information or visit the website.