I would not exceed the limits of expense that I have always set myself. Let us do everything properly and well, mais pas trop. When Edwin Lascelles started building Harewood House in 1759 he wanted … Read more
Harewood has enjoyed a very special relationship with contemporary artists throughout its history. JMW Turner came to Harewood as a young artist aged just 22 and left a legacy of majestic … Read more
Thomas Chippendale is the greatest and most famous English furniture maker from the 18th century. In 1767, Chippendale received the largest and most lucrative commission of his career, worth more … Read more
There are over 100 acres of gardens at Harewood. They are full of variety, with plants from all over the world. All this in the setting of a magnificent landscape created by Lancelot ‘Capability’ … Read more
Come and explore the wonderful Farm Experience. Join us and meet some of Harewood's animal family. Young farmers can meet friendly alpacas, learn about our family of pygmy goats and see our pot … Read more
Harewood Bird Garden is a home to over 40 species of birds from around the world. Visit, and you will see the critically endangered Bali starling, charismatic and colourful parrots, as well as our … Read more
Explore our database of people who have worked at Harewood throughout its rich and varied history.