Castle Howard Triathlon

York, North Yorkshire

Organiser's Description

Set on the southern border of the North York Moors, this stunning location and course has resulted in the event becoming increasingly popular, and again includes The Gauntlet half Iron distance. A physically challenging event with an open water swim in the beautiful Lake, a technical cycle followed by a run through the stunning Estate grounds. A picture postcard backdrop and a course with something for every level of triathlete. Distance options, including children's races, also aquathlon, duathlon and aquabike standard and sprint, and adult and family relay events.


  • Individual Sprint Plus SATURDAY - 800m/46km/8km
    £81 BOOK
  • Individual Sprint SATURDAY - 750m/23km/5km
    £77 BOOK
  • Individual Super Sprint SATURDAY - 400m/23km/4km
    £72 BOOK
  • Individual Starter Tri SATURDAY - 200m/13km/2.5km
    £60 BOOK
  • Individual (13 - 15 yrs) SATURDAY - 300m/5km/2.4km
    £37 BOOK
  • Individual Olympic SUNDAY - 1500m/45km/10km
    £94 BOOK
  • Individual (11 - 12 yrs) SUNDAY - 200m/4km/1.6km
    £33 BOOK
  • Individual (8 - 10 yrs) SUNDAY - 100m/4km/1.3km
    £28 BOOK

The Castle Triathlon Series is offering camping at all UK and Irish castles (but we don’t supply the tent). If you are a camper with a tent or have a Campervan or Caravan take this fantastic opportunity to stay within the spectacular grounds of the Castle at which you are competing.

There will be toilet and showering facilities available at all sites. There will also be an electric hook-up at Castle Howard and Hever Castle which can be added to your booking on the online shop. There is no human waste disposal for caravans or camper vans on any of the Castle camping sites.

Prices for camping at the Castles are as follows:

Tent (2 people) – £25

Extra Person – £8.00 per night

No charge for under 5’s

Camping is located in the Castle Howard Lakeside Holiday Park, approximately 15 miles north east of York, just off the A64. Post Code for sat nav YO60 7DD. From the North: From the A1 take the A61 to Thirsk then the A170 to Helmsley. Before Helmsley turn right onto the B1257 and follow the brown signs. If you are towing a caravan please follow the signs for the route to avoid Sutton Bank – these are clearly marked. From the South: Take the A1M to Junction 45 and follow the A64 east to York. Continue past York and eventually you will pick up the brown signs for Castle Howard. Please be aware of height restrictions at the Gate House. If your vehicle is over H 3.43m x W 2.60m please access Castle Howard via Malton and Coneysthorpe. A brown sign will direct you from Malton town centre along Castle Howard Drive.

All competitors will receive a medal

Each 1st place winner will also receive a suitably themed trophy, and sponsor’s prizes for 2nd and 3rd place. There is a significant prize pot on offer for the Olympic and Gauntlet race distances.

Festival theme with live music, a climbing wall, children’s inflatables, yoga and an array of retail outlets and concessions.

A variety of locally-sourced foods, with succulent hog roasts and wood fired pizza just two of the highlights, with a huge variety of refreshments for competitors and spectators alike.

A bumper event village offering the latest triathlon wares

The historic Castle grounds are open for exploration, with lakeside walks and nature and wildlife


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