Everyone who visits Carlton Towers comes away awestruck by its grandeur, history, beauty, and the warmth of the welcome.

What makes this especially magical is that all of it can be yours. When you book Carlton Towers you enjoy exclusive use of the private house and grounds for the duration of your stay.

Take over Carlton for anything from a single day up to a full week. It may be that you want to bring friends and colleagues for a few days shooting at the estate. Or make it your base from where you can visit Yorkshire’s many attractions, from York Minster to the Jurassic coast. Or simply host an unforgettable birthday celebration here.

Whatever your reason, you will enjoy exclusive use of Carlton’s facilities. We can lay on everything from afternoon tea in the Housekeeper’s Sitting Room through an intimate supper in the Duchess’s Dining Room to a gala dinner in our state rooms. And our beautiful bedrooms accommodate up to 31 people.

Talk to us about bringing your private party to Carlton Towers, and we can begin to plan a visit you will never forget.


Hen & Stag Parties

Whether you fancy a food master class, a 4×4 experience or a a go at clay pigeon shooting, Carlton Towers has plenty to offer.

Hen and Stag parties are no longer just about a night out with a few drinks; those in charge of organising are always looking for unique and exciting experiences. Here at Carlton Towers, we can accommodate a wide range of activities, and provide you with the house exclusively for your event!

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.



Birthday Parties

Is it your 21st, 50th or 90th? We have a range of options available for you to enjoy your birthday celebration with us.

Whether you want a relaxed Afternoon Tea, an experience day involving a cookery class and some off-roading, or a disco so you can dance the night away, we are always happy to help you celebrate your birthday. Accommodation is available if you want to make a night of it, and our Events Team will be happy to help you plan all the little details.

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.




Are you looking for a romantic location to celebrate your Wedding Anniversary?

Carlton Towers is able to offer both intimate and large parties, so you can either celebrate with close family, or dance the night away with all your friends.

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.



Christening Parties

Carlton Towers is the perfect, picturesque location for your child’s Christening celebration.

With easy access from a range of local churches, we can offer a wide selection of catering options for your special day. We have the option of either our intimate Duchesses Dining Room, or our large State Rooms, so you won’t be limited by your guest numbers.

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.




If you are looking for the ideal location for your school’s prom, look no further.

Carlton Towers has years of experience in hosting proms. Our packages include centrepieces, arrival soft drinks and our resident DJ – Spectra Entertainment. You have the choice of either a sit down meal or a buffet, so you can make your prom as relaxed or as formal as you wish.

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.



Funeral Wakes

Planning a funeral is a difficult time, so our Events Team are here to try and make the planning easier.

Carlton Towers can offer packages that include either a relaxed cream tea, or a formal sit down meal. We will look after all the small details so you can spend the time with your family and friends, sharing memories.

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.



Cellar Dinners

Can you imagine a better way for bringing people together than enjoying a nice drink, all the while savouring a delicious meal in an informal and relaxed atmosphere?

Our Cellar Dinner may be just what you are looking for. You are invited to choose a menu from a variety of themes and to join us, drink in hand, in our spacious main kitchen for an appetising demonstration of how to prepare the dishes. An evening of epicurean feast follows, to please all the senses, with plenty of wine, beer or cider flowing and a little presentation on the dishes and drinks served. You can enjoy a buffet-style meal or a more formal dinner in the stunning surroundings of the Duchess’s Dining Room, with coffee and desserts served in the warm and inviting Housekeeper’s Sitting Room. At Cooks, we can accommodate parties from eight up to twenty people. If your party is more than twenty people, you can enjoy your evening upstairs, in the splendid main State Rooms at the heart of Carlton Towers.

Contact The Events Team to discuss all your options.




Beautifully appointed, historic and luxurious, the bedrooms at Carlton Towers are the last word in elegant refinement.

Each of our 16 bedrooms, accommodating 31 people, have been individually designed and furnished by Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard to offer a tranquil haven from the bustle of the modern world.
From the two-storey majesty of our Baroness Tower bridal suite to the stylish simple elegance of our one single room, the Lady Mirabel, each is uniquely decorated and comes with its own bathroom or shower en suite.

How To Book

If you’ve any questions or would like to book a room, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01405 861662 or email