Welcome to Hovingham Estate

The Hovingham Estate has been in the ownership of the Worsley family for 450 years. It is a thriving rural Estate, in the heart of North Yorkshire located 17 miles North of the City of York. The majority of the Estate lies within the Howardian Hills National Landscape.

The Hovingham Estate is a working Estate proud to employ local people. Our businesses include Farming, Forestry, Firewood Sales, Property to Let, House opening, Corporate Hospitality and Events. We also take our responsibility in maintaining our part of England's Heritage very seriously.


Hovingham Estate Masterplan

Public Consultation Document

This document outlines the overarching aim of the Hovingham Estate is to assist the development of Hovingham into a sustainable and vibrant community.

Please click the link below to download this document.

Property to Let
The Estate has properties, both residential and commercial, to let in and around the attractive village of Hovingham
Timber & Firewood
Quality locally sourced sustainable timber & firewood for sale. Local delivery available on request.
visiting Hovingham Hall
Visiting Hovingham Hall
Sir William and Lady Worsley invite group bookings to visit their historic house (by appointment only). Hovingham Hall is an attractive Palladian family home was designed and built by Thomas Worsley between 1750 and 1770.

More from the Estate

Hospitality & Events
This elegant Eighteenth Century house with its magnificent reception rooms provides a special setting for entertaining.
The Estate has a long tradition of woodland management and have won many awards for forestry and conservation
Farming is the core business of the Estate and is primarily arable with permanent pasture let on grazing licences.
conservation at Hovingham
Environmental stewardship is at the heart of the wider management of the Estate and we have won many awards for good practice and conservation.