Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Beningbrough's south lawn perfect for playing and picnics

A place of reinvention; evolving gardens, changing art exhibitions and a country house story spanning over 300 years

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Things to see and do 

Dog walking in Beningbrough's gardens

Bring your dog to Beningbrough 

After a positive three month trial, you can now bring your four legged friend to Beningbrough for a walk around the North Yorkshire gardens any day we're open.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

What's on 

Upcoming events

Making her mark: celebrating creative women

Wed 15 Aug 2018
12:00-17:00
A new exhibition in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery showcasing diverse portraits of influential women who have made an outstanding contribution to art and culture, from Judi Dench to Amy Winehouse and J.K. Rowling.

Artrageous!

Wed 15 Aug 2018
12:30-15:00
Get creative in this free family art workshop, inspired by the 'Making her mark: celebrating creative women' exhibition. Have a go at making something new each week, then take it with you to display your creation at home.

Feathered friends Fridays

Fri 17 Aug 2018
10:30-17:00
Back by popular demand the team from Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue are returning with some feathery friends including owls, falcons and hawks. Meet, hold and get involved with the flying demonstrations.

National Bee Day

Sat 18 Aug 2018
11:00-16:00
We want to make a buzz about the day at Beningbrough. Join the Raw Honey Company and try out three of their different types of honey, wild flower, heather and soft set, to find the one that suits your taste buds.

Making your mark: creative writing

Fri 07 Sep 2018
12:00-17:00
Join an adult learning drop-in session to wordsmith your own piece of writing, inspired by the art on the walls around you.

Gilding workshop with Rob Oldfield

Sat 08 Sep 2018
10:30-15:30
Learn gold leafing, metal leafing and water gilding under expert tuition from Rob, artist, educator and curator with nearly forty years’ experience in the art world.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Eating and shopping

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

History

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Wildlife

Large tree in a green open space with balck cows grazing underneath

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

Our work

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Groups

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Places to stay

Stay a little longer in York

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens on the National Trust Collections website