May half-term at Beningbrough

Calling all adventurers this half-term school holiday. Set off with your explorer backpack or join in with the activities. On the agenda are barefoot walks, bug hunting and raft building.......

Girl holding binoculars up to her face

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ 

To check off your 50 things play list, we have scheduled a number of activities throughout the week. Pick up a free scrapbook when you visit or drop into the stables shop if you're looking for more kit to help you explore.

What's on when

Saturday 27 May - go on a barefoot walk - this is brand new for Beningbrough if you want to be one of the first to try it.

Sunday 28 May - hunt for bugs.

Monday 29 & Wednesday 31st May - plant, it grow it, eat it.

Friday 2 June - discover what lives in a pond.

Sunday 4 June - build a raft (for the paddling pool - not life size!)

See details on the day for timings of when the sessions are running.

You can't get much fresher than straight from the garden
Two girls standing in a garden eating freshly picked crops
You can't get much fresher than straight from the garden

Grab a free Explorer Backpack 

Unique to Beningbrough, are the series of explorer backpacks which you can pick up from the hall every day from 12 noon (on a first come first served basis). Try your hand at bird spotting, bug hunting, spot the walled garden produce and how to use a map and compass.

Pick up the brand new trail

Calling all nature detectives. Get outdoors and closer to nature by following the brand new and interactive trail. Pick up your magnifying glass and special bookmark ruler at admissions and adventure see what you can see. Launching on Saturday 3 June.

Refresh and refuel

If you need a break for a snack or a meal, the café has lots of delicious, wholesome food on offer for all the family. If the weather is good, grab a sandwich and a children’s meal pack and head for the sunshine on the south lawn.

Of course there's everything else you might expect from a visit to Beningbrough - bikes and trikes, dressing up and getting interactive in the galleries.......

Children looking at a tree stump with a magnifying glass, searching for nature

Family days out at Beningbrough

Whether it's swinging from the heights of the wilderness play area you fancy or practicing your angles for one of our digital portraits in the hall, we've got everything you need for the perfect family day out in Yorkshire. Find out what we've got planned for February half term.