A romantic medieval castle in the heart of North Cumbria and the private ancestral home of the Howard family.

This is a temporary page whilst we embark on an extensive renovation and refurbishment programme at the castle. Later in 2015, we plan to launch an exciting new website to showcase all that Naworth Castle Estate has to offer. Meanwhile, the castle remains available for exclusive private hire for WEDDING CEREMONIES, CORPORATE EVENTS, FILMING and for PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS (min. group size 15). NEW for the 2016 season, Naworth will be offering exclusive overnight CASTLE ACCOMMODATION (min. stay 3 nights) personally hosted by the owner, Philip Howard. In addition, the estate continues to offer LONG TERM RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS and luxury self-catering HOLIDAY COTTAGES at nearby Lanercost (see:

Should you wish to find out more about what’s on offer or discuss your individual requirement in more detail, please contact the estate office via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone: 016977 3229.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Telephone: (+44) 16977 3229

Naworth Castle