Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Corner of a red bricked hall with orange leaves on the floor
Colourful trees surround the hall in autumn Nicky Busby

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 

Father Christmas with a young girl
Father Christmas discusses Christmas with a little girl National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

What's On 

There's always something exciting going on at Beningbrough from hands-on workshops including artrageous for families and adult willow weaving workshops. Father Christmas will be visiting with stories and gifts this coming season. Find out more as some activities need pre-booking due to limited capacity.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Eating and shopping

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens


Two adults looking at a large blue bed and portraits on the wall
Previous owners hang on the walls of the historic spaces National Trust / Chris Lacey

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


Large tree in a green open space with balck cows grazing underneath
Champion trees stand proud in the garden and parkland National Trust / John Millar

Top ten trees of interest 

Find out more about the structure of the garden and the heritage trees on a walk to see the historic pear arch, the impressive lightning scarred oak, a 200 year old turkey oak and the fourth largest variegated English oak in the country.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens


Children learning about old fashioned irons with a costumed interpreter at Dunham Massey
Who knew ironing could be so fun? National Trust / Emma Williams

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 group of adults being led outdoors by a tour guide
Volunteering roles to suit you from tour guiding to tree pruning National Trust Images / John Millar

Join our team 

Join the friendly team of 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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