Carlton Towers Yorkshire

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Key Features

  • Carlton Towers, an exquisite stately home tucked away within its 3,000 acre estate in North Yorkshire
  • Picturesque Walled Garden Vineyard, producing Carlton Towers own sparkling wine
  • Bespoke, exclusive use venue
  • Birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, christenings or bar mitzvahs. From a party for 20 to a reception for 200. In the magnificent State Rooms or the beautiful Walled Garden Vineyard. The possibilities are endless.
  • 16 individually designed elegant bedrooms, all designed and furnished by Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard

Number accommodated 

  • Carlton Towers Boasts 16 guest rooms, accommodating 31 guests.
  • Each bedroom has been individually designed and furnished by Lady Gerald Fitzalan-Howard to offer a tranquil haven from the hustle & bustle of the modern world. Each room is carefully curated and is rich in architectural features and artwork, whilst the palatial décor embodies the surrounding history and nature.
  • On-site Cottages: Within the grounds only a short stroll along a tree-lined path from the main house you will find six charming Cottage rooms. Each superb cottage has parking right outside and individual outside space and WIFI. The four cottages can be booked alongside Carlton Towers and in total offer space for a further 24 guests (maximum).

Bedroom & bathroom configuration

The Batchelors wing boasts five superior double rooms, two twin bedded rooms and the stylish elegance of one single room.

  • Lord Martin - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (fits 1x double z-bed (£25pp charge))
  • Lord Michael - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom (fits 1x double z-bed (£25pp charge))
  • Lady Miranda - Double bedroom with shower en-suite
  • Lord Mark - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Lady Marigold - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Lady Miriam - Twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Lord Beaumont - Twin bedroom with a separate private bathroom with freestanding traditional slipper bath
  • Lady Mirabel - Single bedroom with shower en-suite 

The original Nursery wing has six bedrooms which include the two storey Majesty Baroness Tower and the priests hiding hole with its partial glass floor revealing the priests hiding hole.  

  • Baroness - Two-storey bedroom suite, with a first-floor bathroom including a bath and walk-in shower (Honeymoon Suite)
  • Florence - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with traditional freestanding slipper bath
  • Priests Hiding Hole - Four poster bedroom with private lobby and bathroom (fits 1x single z-bed (£25 charge). Adjoining to Arthur (if required) 
  • Grace - Four poster bedroom with en-suite bathroom with traditional freestanding slipper bath (fits 2x single z-bed (£25pp charge))
  • Arthur - Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Adjoining to Priests Hiding Hole (if required) 
  • Old School Room - Four poster bedroom with en-suite bathroom (fits 1x double z-bed (£25pp charge))

The imposing clock tower reveals two suites with amazing views and fabulous decadent bathrooms.

  • Norfolk - Four poster bedroom in the Clock Tower, with a separate private bathroom with freestanding slipper bath 
  • Glossop - Suite bedroom in the Clock Tower, with an en-suite bathroom with freestanding slipper bath


  • On the first floor are three interconnecting state rooms which can be used for larger family gatherings and events
  • To the rear of the house is the picturesque Walled Garden Vineyard planted by Lord & Lady Gerald in 2016-2017, producing sparkling wine & is an ideal area for al fresco dining or simply sitting back amongst the vines and relaxing with a glass of wine
  • Between the opulence of the house and the tranquillity of The Walled Garden Vineyard, there is a foodie experience that appeals to all tastes
  • Seating for 10 within the kitchen
  • Seating within the Staterooms for up to 250 guests
  • Alfresco dining for 250 guests 


  • The house can be hired as a self-catering venue, where you will find our state-of-the-art kitchen with 6 ovens and hobs so all the family can join in 
  • Should you wish for internal catering the in-house chefs can prepare imaginative dishes only using the finest sourced locally ingredient.


  • The Walled Garden Vineyard: Step through the powder-blue gate into the beautiful, Walled Garden Vineyard. The Yorkshire climate is ideal for producing Carlton Towers limited release, deliciously light sparkling wine.
  • Guided Historic Tours: Have you ever wanted to peek behind closed doors and experience true history and grandeur? Guided tours are given by Carlton Towers Ambassadors who are ready to share their wealth of knowledge with you.
  • Cooks - the Carlton school of food: A collection of beautifully designed, well-equipped kitchens for eating, drinking and learning. Located in the original servants’ quarters, Cooks is where food is celebrated. From chocolate tastings and foraging to bread and baking, expand your culinary knowledge, sharpen your skills and get tips from the in-house chefs. At these workshops, you can learn about food provenance and delve into the art of growing, rearing, smoking or curing. 
  • Boasting such a vast private estate, there is no end to the activities that can be arranged on-site (archery, clay pigeon shooting & foraging to name but a few)


  • Carlton Towers recognise that every wedding is special, and the team want to help you make the right choices for your memorable day. By holding your wedding at Carlton Towers, you will become part of history. The origins of the house date back over one thousand years and the state rooms are grand and opulent. The house and the surrounding 250 acres of private parkland & woodland provide a unique setting in a hidden corner of the North Yorkshire countryside. Wedding parties will be able to enjoy exclusive use of not only the state rooms, but also the front lawns and sweeping entrance staircase, making a perfect backdrop for those all-important photographs and videos.
  • You can choose a grand setting in one of the elegant state rooms for your wedding ceremony or blessing. The Venetian Drawing Room is majestic in style with a statement marble fireplace, high gilded ceilings, and glittering chandeliers, while the Picture Gallery is adorned with wood panelling and historical paintings.
  • If you prefer an outdoor setting the pretty Walled Garden Vineyard provides a lovely backdrop for a smaller, summer wedding or if you are planning something larger you can opt for one of the beautiful Feast Field marquees.
  • There is also the option to get married in the imposing and historical Selby Abbey, just a short drive from Carton Towers. We are pleased to partner with this magnificent church for grander and more formal occasions.


  • Nothing spurs on success like stepping out from the ordinary. For your next conference, teambuilding or product launch, free your mind in 250 acres. Plan the future whilst surrounded by history. Find inspiration with no interruptions.
  • Memorable meetings: Since 1614, Carlton Towers has won the hearts and minds of visitors. It’s a place not easily forgotten. Its where historic meetings have taken place and notable dignitaries have resided. Whether you need a boardroom for a big business meeting, a banqueting hall for an awards ceremony, a dining room to impress your client, or space to break the ice with your team, Carlton Towers offers ambience in abundance.
  • Product launches: There are few backdrops that provide such prestige and flair for your product launch. But Carlton Towers can help you convey history, tradition, quality and success. The stunning Yorkshire location makes a photogenic stage from which to launch your products to the world. The professional team is ready to provide the friendly welcome and outstanding service that your audience will always remember.
  • Team building: Ice-breaking and group problem-solving activities require a constant stream of ideas to stay fresh and creative. There is a wealth of opportunities steeped in the historic halls, across the pristine parkland and within the beautiful cookery school. The team at Carlton Towers will work with your ideas, suggest their own or welcome in professional team-building organisers.


  • The house has been used as a filming location such as Victoria, Handful of Dust, Bollywood and MasterChef.
  • Please do enquire for all shoots, we would be happy to help 

Check in/out times

  • Check in is advised from 3pm
  • Check out by 11am 


  • Carlton Towers is not suitable for pets

Disabled facilities

  • Unfortunately, due to the age of the building there is no disabled access

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