Easter at Beningbrough Hall

Families enjoying spring in the gardens over Easter

We’ve something of a spring in our step as we look forward to a fun-filled, nature themed Easter holidays at Beningbrough. With wonderful adventures planned throughout the break it promises to be a special time for all the family.

***Easter school holiday plans are currently postponed***

The gardens and parkland will remain open during our usual opening times for a visit to the ourdoors whilst maintaining social distancing. All events are cancelled.


Easter holiday activities

Saturday 4 - Sunday 19 April 2020, 10.30am - 5pm (Closed Monday 6 April)

There’s a fantastic line up of activities running for the two weeks to keep all the family entertained come rain or shine.

Easter gardens trail

Explore the gardens with a brand new trail for the Easter holidays and discover who’s hiding in the trees. Did you know that trees are bustling with life and activity, especially in spring, when everything is waking up after winter and new life is beginning to emerge? Spot the creatures hidden throughout the gardens as you go.

Become a Beningbrough garden apprentice 

Tuesday 7 & 14 April, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Back by popular demand, join the garden team this Easter holidays with training for the next generation of green fingered enthusiasts. From garden maintenance, to harvesting to seed sowing. 

Tiny things trek

Wednesday 8 & 15 April, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

As you trek around the gardens with the team, you'll explore and discover nature's tiniest creations on this Easter school holiday adventure. Please book on the day.

Discover what lives in a pond

Thursday 9 & 16 April, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Join the team to discover more about pond life, as you explore the pond in the American Garden. Find out what we do to look after wildlife and nature in this part of the garden. 

And don't forget...

There are still all the usual goodies to have fun with and explore, from wheeling along paths on one of Beningbrough’s trikes or bikes to building a den or walking barefoot in the wilderness play area. Grab one of the explorer backpacks from the hall - these come with all the kit you might need for a themed adventure like hunting for bugs or going bird watching (available every day except the Easter weekend). If the weather isn’t so kind, try the brand new children's trail linked to the new exhibition In the moment: the art of wellbeing in the hall.

Great fun climbing trees
Dad and family climbing
Great fun climbing trees