The history of Beningbrough Hall

As a place of reinvention there are so many stories to explore; on a visit to the ground floor of the hall discover more about the people, the place and significant points in history. Talk to the team about memories and anecdotes of times gone by.

A view of the main (north) front of Beningbrough Hall, seen from ground level

A brief history of Beningbrough

Find out what we know about the buildings and changes over history. It's a potted history with much of the story lost, in time we might be able to fill in the gaps - maybe you know a further piece of Beningbrough's history.

Two adults looking at a large blue bed and portraits on the wall

People of Beningbrough Hall

From a Knight who attended Henry VIII at the Field of Cloth of Gold, to a 16 year-old and a savvy couple who spent just £15,000 to acquire the estate.

Raf men in front of Beningbrough Hall WW2

Wartime Beningbrough

Discover stories of love, times of play and mischief around the estate plus poignant memories of those who sacrificed their lives during World War II.