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Hovingham Hall

Introduction

Hovingham Hall has an associated landscape park and the remnants of a formal garden. Features include the remnants of a canal garden, woodlands, pasture, and ornamental gardens.

For 450 years Hovingham has been the home of the Worsley family. The Palladian house was built between 1750 and 1770 by Thomas Worsley, to his own design, and is unique in being entered through the Riding School.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Telephone

01653 628771

Access contact details

Bookings for groups of 15 people or more are available, during the month of June, for guided tours by appointment only.

Owners

Mr and Mrs William Worsley

History

Period

18th Century

Features & Designations

Features

  • Ornamental Bridge
  • Garden Terrace
  • Temple
  • Description: A tuscan temple.
Key Information

Type

Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Period

18th Century

Survival

Extant

Hectares

200

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Hovingham