Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

Important notice -

Due to a live event on Friday 30 Sept & Saturday 1 Oct, a small part of the first floor will not be open to visitors. The remainder of the hall is unaffected. Please phone if you intended to visit for a specific room or part of the collection.

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 

Upcoming events

Maps and Memories

Tue 27 Sep 2016
10:30-17:00
The changing fortunes of a grand country estate exhibition as part of the celebrations for Beningbrough Hall's 300th year.

Visiting Portraits Gallery - 'Director's Choice'

Tue 27 Sep 2016
12:00-17:00
To celebrate Beningbrough's 300 year anniversary, National Portrait Gallery Director Nicholas Cullinan has chosen portraits of four people who have shaped British history and culture.

Happy birthday Beningbrough!

Wed 28 Sep 2016
10:30-16:00
The changing fortunes of a grand country house and garden are told throughout the year, as Beningbrough celebrates its 300th birthday, from 1716 - 2016.

Portraits Untold

Sat 01 Oct 2016
10:30-17:00
Join acclaimed award winning disabled artist, Tanya Raabe-Webber undertake live portrait painting while she interviews her sitter David Hoyle, as part of the 'Portraits Untold' national diversity project.

Apple celebration week

Sun 02 Oct 2016
10:30-17:00
Eat, taste and explore over 50 varieties of apple. Ask the gardeners your questions, sample the juice from apple pressing, and try the blind tasting.

Going Digital photography workshops

Sun 09 Oct 2016
10:00-16:00
Have you ever wanted to get off auto? This your chance to learn all the tricks of the trade in this 'Explore Your Camera Part 1 - Get off Auto' workshop with Going Digital.

Coming soon to Beningbrough

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

Groups

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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