Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

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 

Yorkshire born Barbara Hepworth is just one of the artists with work on show in the new exhibition

Art at Beningbrough 

Come face to face with a host of Yorkshire’s rebels, game changers and influencers at Beningbrough’s new art exhibition for 2019. Until 3 November, the Saloon Galleries will be home to 25 portraits and sculptures showcasing some famous and infamous faces of Yorkshire.

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What's on 

The back of a boy leaning over large tree branches

May half term at Beningbrough  

From den building to cloud watching, there’s lots going on this May half term at Beningbrough Hall. Get closer to nature with your free 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ scrapbook and see how many of these activities you can tick off the play list.

Upcoming events

Easter school holidays

Fri 26 Apr 2019
10:30-17:00
Spring is coming and the great outdoors is calling. Bring all the family for nature trails and hands-on activities with the garden team.

Yorkshire! Achievement, Grit and Controversy

Fri 26 Apr 2019
11:30-16:00
From Jodie Whittaker the new Doctor Who, to the notorious Gunpowder Plot conspirator Guy Fawkes, discover the faces that have helped create the reputation of Yorkshire. Who would you include to demonstrate the county’s reputation?

And relax...

Tue 14 May 2019
11:30-16:00
Get creative with a week of artistic activities inspired by the exhibition celebrating Yorkshire in the Saloon Galleries.

Spring plant sale

Sat 18 May 2019
10:30-16:00
Take a bit of Beningbrough home with you from the annual spring plant sale, with many of the plants on sale being propagated from around the gardens.

Conservation in action - the Victorian laundry

Wed 22 May 2019
11:30-15:00
Meet the team as they carry out their conservation wash.

May half term play week

Sat 25 May 2019
10:30-17:00
Come out and play with your 50 things play list and explorer backpacks, get hands-on with the garden team and head over to the wilderness play area for adventures.
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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.

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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