Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Red bricked baroque hall based in sunshine with daffodils in the foreground

Glorious gardens surround this baroque mansion with National Portrait Gallery paintings

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Things to see and do

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

What's on 

Upcoming events

Half-term Artrageous

Sun 14 Feb 2016
11:00-15:00
Create your own 3D flower for the 'Ha-Ha Walk' in the family favourite craft workshop Artrageous.

Bulb planting bonanza

Sun 14 Feb 2016
11:00-15:30
Get your hands dirty this half term and leave your mark in the Beningbrough gardens that will flourish for years to come.

Georgian Geocaching

Sun 14 Feb 2016
11:30-15:00
No GPS units are needed for this traditional treasure hunt in half term.

Stories Alive

Fri 19 Feb 2016
11:45-15:15
In February half-term, meet professional storyteller Eden from 'Stories Alive', as he paints a vivid picture of the hall and portraits.

Time travellers trail

Sat 27 Feb 2016
10:30-17:00
The popular series of family trails continues with another brand new free adventure for open days in 2016, the 'time travellers trail'

Happy birthday Beningbrough!

Sat 27 Feb 2016
10:30-17:00
The changing fortunes of a grand country house and garden are told throughout the year, as Beningbrough celebrates its 300th birthday, from 1716 - 2016.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Eating and shopping

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

History

Two adults looking at a large blue bed and portraits on the wall

Uncover the lives of those who have lived and worked at Beningbrough 

From a wealthy teenager with big dreams, to a savvy couple who spent just £15,000 to acquire the estate. Find out more about the people who have shaped the Beningbrough we see today.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Wildlife

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Learning

Children learning about old fashioned irons with a costumed interpreter at Dunham Massey

Discover a different way to learn 

Bring your educational group to the garden workshop and learn about the challenges involved in growing your own food, discover the stories behind art, with the National Portrait Gallery or get hands-on below stairs as a Victorian servant

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Get involved

A volunteer delights a young visitor

Join our team 

Join the friendly team of staff and volunteers and get involved with the work we do. From stock merchandising, welcoming visitors, promoting the property, maintaining the gardens or helping visitors to enjoy their day - there could be something to interest you.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

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