Create an adventure this half term at Berrington
Are you brave enough to uncover the truths about eighteenth century horrors of Crime and Punishment? With a murder mystery to uncover, test your courage and go exploring.
We have a lot on this half-term to keep you and the whole family entertained as we reveal to you the truths of eighteenth century crime and punishment. With a trail to conquer, a natural play area to explore and a tea-room to get refreshed there’s something for everyone.
Eighteenth century horrors of crime and punishment
Join us this half-term and discover some of the gruesome tales of crime and punishment in the eighteenth century. With a trail to complete, stories to uncover and gruesome facts to learn, there's plenty to do.
The trail costs, £2.50 per trail. Includes a prize
Murder most foul at Berrington Hall
As part of our research for our Walled Garden and Pleasure Grounds Restoration Project, we discovered that a murder took place at Berrington in the eighteenth century. Throughout the week we are offering you the chance to take on the role of eighteenth-century detective and uncover the truth of what happened. Following the clues around the grounds, you can discover what happened to the Head Gardener.
The Natural Play Area
Get closer to nature and embrace the colours of autumn outdoors in our natural play area. This is a space for you to let your adventurous side out. You could even have a go at ticking something off your ‘50 things’ to do list.
We even have picnic benches surrounding the play area so those of you who may wish to prop their feet up for a moment can just sit back and enjoy the view.
Tea-room and gift shop
Open daily, 10am to 5pm
Tuck into something delicious or find yourself a treat here at Berrington. Our tea-room is filled with seasonal meals that use of the fresh produce from the garden. From soups to cakes, there is sure to be something that will warm you up after being in the fresh autumn air.
You can also find that on busier days we open our Stables Cafe which can offer you light bites, a place to sit with your four legged friend and take-away hot or cold drinks
Our gift-shop is also filled with a new autumn range from Wrendale to the National Trusts own designs. Who knows what you might find.
Contemporary art installations
2018 has been a year of change and celebration for Berrington as we have been joined by a series of artists. Each one of them has used their inspiration from Berrington to show this special place in a completely unique and new light.
You can read more about these pieces and the artists in the article below.