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Notice: The bridge at Great Ouseburn is currently closed, this is expected to last around six weeks, road diversions are in place and we can still be accessed from this direction.

18th-century house with interactive galleries and National Portrait Gallery paintings

Beautiful gardens, parkland walks and an intriguing house to explore. Beningbrough is a great place to relax and be inspired all year round. Enjoy colourful Edwardian borders, working Victorian walled garden, labyrinth and family trails.

Meet the most powerful and influential people of the 18th century in our outstanding portrait collection. In an imaginative partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, paintings and sculptures are brought to life throughout historic rooms and hands-on galleries in the Italian-inspired house. Furniture and ceramics complement a grand interior, where the people in the portraits would feel at home - you may even meet a few.

Hidden stories this winter

Open every weekend during winter plus Boxing Day, New Year's Day & the local February half term holiday.

Discover what's going on this winter from hidden stories to Story time with Santa.

Two days in two minutes

Royals: then and now returns 28 February 2015 with a brand new collection of contemporary art from the National Portrait Gallery. Selected portraits including this grand piece by John Wonnacott are still on view throughout winter.

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Following your visit we appreciate feedback to know what we're getting right or where we could improve. Please complete a visitor survey and you will be entered in the prize draw.

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