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There are lots of events through the year from workshops and a chance to meet the experts to themed family days out and play days.

Find out what's coming up.


Fancy a stroll? The easy walks leaflet is perfect for families.

Alternatively pick up a parkland leaflet from reception or download a copy with seasonal wildlife highlights, four to collect.

Don't forget to...

  • See what's in season in the working walled garden
  • Discover the Wilderness Play Area
  • Enjoy delicious seasonal food in the restaurant
  • Browse the book shelves in the historic library
  • Visit the Victorian laundry
  • Uncover the stories of the collection with an audio tour
  • Take a bit of Beningbrough home with a gift or souvenir
  • Follow us on Twitter or Facebook
Check out the current Visiting Portrait exhibition  © Sue Jordan

Check out the current Visiting Portrait exhibition

Of national significance

In partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, there are over 100 18th-century portraits on display. Wander through the beautiful Baroque mansion and see pictures of some of the most fashionable and influential people of the period.

Explore the themes of the portraits further in the hands-on interactive galleries upstairs, perfect for all the family.