Harewood sits at the heart of Yorkshire, one of the treasure houses of England, the house was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in the land in the setting of Yorkshire’s most beautiful landscape.
Harewood is just as much about today as it is about history. There are exhibitions of contemporary art, an award-winning educational department, renowned Bird Garden and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens.
Whether you want to visit the House and its wonderful collections, relax in the Gardens or play on the Playground, come to Harewood for a day of discovery...
The Earl and Countess of Harewood
Please note that Harewood is now closed to visitors for Winter and will reopen on 5th April 2014. We are open to Members Only on selected dates - please check the What's On section for more details.
On 5th July 2014 Stage 1 of the Tour de France begins in Leeds. Seven miles later the riders turn off the main road and race through the magnificent grounds of Harewood House, a 1,000 acre private estate and the family home of the Earl and Countess of Harewood.
To celebrate this historic occasion, Harewood House is hosting the inaugural Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling, giving you an opportunity not only to get within touching distance of the riders, but also to camp in the grounds of one of England’s finest houses for the whole weekend and enjoy a vast array of entertainment, shopping, food & drink, running and cycling events and even to follow in the Tour riders’ tracks by joining ‘led-rides’ to key vantage points on the route. If you fancy coming along for the day, you can do that too! Click for details.