Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Beningbrough Hall in the winter

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 

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

What's on 

Father Christmas and an elf reading

Storytime with Father Christmas 

It's holiday time for Father Christmas and a few of his elves and they're coming to Beningbrough. Book your place for a special and unique story in the library in the hall this December...with gifts for those on the good list.

Upcoming events

Storytime with Father Christmas

Sat 22 Dec 2018
11:00-15:30
The big man and his elves are coming back to holiday at Beningbrough before their big day and there's something new for 2018.

Sounds of Winter: Whispering Spaces

Sat 22 Dec 2018
11:00-15:30
In the quiet of a winter garden, whispering sounds and voices echo past histories and nature's secret activity. Wrap up warm and take in some of the lesser known gardens and buildings on this first ever sound trail.

Behind the scenes with the conservation team

Sat 26 Jan 2019
12:30-13:30
Join Beningbrough’s House and Collection Manager as she leads you behind the scenes, exploring the collection and discovering what happens over the winter.

Make sounds with Stories Alive

Sat 23 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Pull on your wellies and wrap up warm for a story walk not to be missed!

Garden masterclass with Andy Sturgeon

Mon 14 Oct 2019
10:00-16:30
Join award winning garden designer Andy Sturgeon on a garden design masterclass here at Beningbrough where he's working with the team to transform the gardens.
Visitors dog-walking at Ickworth, Suffolk

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.

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Eating and shopping

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History

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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

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Groups

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Places to stay

The kitchen and sitting area at Draper's Flat, York

Draper's Flat, York 

Draper's Flat is our newest property, located in the historic city of York. This first floor apartment sits above a National Trust shop in Minstergate and makes a stylish base for exploring the city and further afield.

Stay a little longer in York

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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