Opening times for 10 December 2023
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Non-member car park charges
Ticket type Gift aid Standard All day parking for non members £3.00
Admission to house and garden for non-members
Ticket type Gift aid Standard Adult £8.50 Child £4.25 Family £21.25 1 adult family £12.75
Takeaway refreshments, including hot and cold drinks, snacks and cakes are available from the Shepherd's Shed in the car park.
Available for visitors to the Hall & Garden
Dogs are welcome in our woodland and countryside. Please keep under control and on a lead when cattle and sheep are grazing. Assistance dogs only in house and gardens.
Gentle slopes in the garden. Accessible toilet available. Steep slopes and uneven ground on woodland walk.
Accessible parking spaces available
1 mile north-west of Broseley (B4375), 4 miles north-east of Much Wenlock, 1 mile south-west of Ironbridge (B4373)
Parking: Free for NT members, £2 credit/debit card payment for non-members, 100 yards. Space for one coach
Sat Nav: We would recommend following the SatNav to either Much Wenlock or Broseley and follow the brown signs for the property to avoid narrow roads.
Telford Central 7½ miles. Taxis available from the station.
Arriva services Telford to Much Wenlock on route 18. For up to date time table visit www.arrivabus.co.uk/midlands/services/18---telford-to-much-wenlock/
Benthall Hall is a one pawprint rated place. Discover countryside walks surrounding Bentham Hall in Shropshire for you and your dog. Here’s everything you need to know to plan your visit.
Take a look at the map of Benthall Hall to help plan your visit.
Follow the orienteering trail around the woods and park to find all the control points.
A 16th-century mullioned manor house. Home to the Benthall family for 500 years.
A Restoration church built in 1667, after the English Civil War, during which time the original medieval church burned down.
A 19th-century garden planted by Botanist George Maw, featuring an extensive collection of crocuses.
Park and woodland
Waymarked walks through the park and woodland, with views and footpaths to the Ironbridge Gorge.
Visit Benthall this December for festive concerts and workshops in St Bartholomew's Church. Wrap up warm and come along to hear a Georgian style choir sing Christmas music. Listen to the Shropshire Brass Ensemble bring the old church to life. Make your own Christmas decorations at our clay workshop or create a beautiful Christmas wreath from natural foliage at our wreath workshop.
Benthall may be small, but it’s packed full of things to do. Explore the house and then stroll around the gardens and stop off for a snack of tea and cake.
Situated on a plateau above the gorge of the River Severn, this fine stone house has mullioned and transomed windows, a stunning interior with carved oak staircase and decorated plaster ceilings and oak panelling.
The current house was built in 1535 but there have been Benthalls living on this site since the medieval period. During this time the house has been part of many interesting events from the Civil War to the Industrial Revolution.
In the garden there are fabulous crocus displays to be seen in the spring and autumn, there's also an intimate and carefully restored plantsman's garden, an old kitchen garden and interesting Restoration church.