Discover something new in Yorkshire

We've reopened our doors for 2018 with lots of new things to discover at the places we look after. Join us this spring to see exhibitions and events. We're also celebrating creative women at Beningbrough and the incredible works of Chippendale at Nostell. Where will you visit first?

A man and a woman walking through a large space with portraits on the wall

Making her mark at Beningbrough Hall

Discover a new exhibition in the hall, developed in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery, and celebrating creative women. Four Saloon Galleries will display diverse portraits of influential women who have made an outstanding contribution to art and culture, from Judi Dench to Amy Winehouse and J.K. Rowling to Darcey Bussell.

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Discover folly! 2018

Striking, surprising, entertaining and unusual... folly! 2018 will be a feast for the eyes with four new outdoor works adorning the views of this World Heritage Site.

The State Dressing Room at Nostell, West Yorkshire

Interior Worlds: Thomas Chippendale at Nostell

Celebrate 300 years since the birth of "the Shakespeare of furniture" with exhibitions, events and activities at Nostell throughout 2018.

Nunnington Hall Ryedale school art exhibition

Exhibitions at Nunnington Hall

We'll be hosting a varied range of temporary exhibitions. Spring sees idyllic and iconic views of National Trust places in 'A sense of place' followed by winning entries from the British Wildlife Photography Awards. The summer promises 'Brick Flicks LEGO' - memorable film moments recreated in LEGO and photographed for this family fun display.

Terrace treasure sculpture

Art in the outdoors

Rievaulx Terrace has hosted a number of art exhibitions in years past, and this year we’re proud to host two new creative exhibitions. Each outdoor display will feature work sculpted from wood and inspired by woodland nature

side by side photographs of treasurers house then and now

A story of demolition and restoration at Treasurer's House 

Frank Green, was the son of a wealthy industrialist but a man with a passion for history. Visit this spring to learn how Frank indulged in his passion by saving some of York's finest buildings, including the house where he lived, Treasurer's House.

The exterior of Vyner at Fountains Hall, nr Rippon, Yorkshire

Stay with us  

Did you know you could stay with us? We have holiday cottages across Yorkshire. Get a front row seat for folly! by staying at Fountains Abbey or have the gardens to yourself at Beningbrough Hall.