Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

South side of red bricked baroque hall

Glorious gardens surround this baroque mansion with National Portrait Gallery paintings

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Things to see and do

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

What's on 

Two ladies looking up at a painting of 'The Nine Living Muses of Great Britain'

The Visiting Portraits Gallery at Beningbrough Hall 

The portraits in the Visiting Portraits Gallery have again been selected by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery. On loan at Beningbrough Hall for one year only - it's a rare chance to come face to face with David Beckham in Yorkshire.

Upcoming events

Beningbrough: short stories and untold tales

Tue 25 Apr 2017
The changing fortunes of a grand country house and garden are told throughout the year in further chapters of the Beningbrough story.

From Beatrix to Beckham

Tue 25 Apr 2017
Head to the Visiting Portraits Gallery - 'Director's Choice' to see four outstanding portraits including the striking David Beckham by Nadav Kander.

Spring plant sale

Sat 13 May 2017
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 - step into the shed

Tue 23 May 2017
Explore the contents of the Potting Shed as the conservation team undertake the annual clean.

Half-term play week

Sat 27 May 2017
Grab a brand new explorer backpack for adventures a plenty to be had and a chance to tick off your '50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ ' play list or join one of the special activities on selected days......
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Eating and shopping

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens


Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens


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


Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Get involved

A volunteer delights a young visitor

Join our team 

Join the friendly team of staff and volunteers and get involved with the work we do. From stock merchandising, welcoming visitors, promoting the property, maintaining the gardens or helping visitors to enjoy their day - there could be something to interest you.

Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

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