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“farm shop”(63 reviews)
“national trust”(105 reviews)
Inspired by his Grand Tour, John Bourchier created Beningbrough; an Italian Palace nestled between York, Harrogate and Leeds. The impressive rooms are a perfect backdrop for the rich collection of portraits on loan from the National Portrait...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Beningbrough YO30 1DD, England
+44 1904 472027
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of National Trust members and were not disappointed. We came as part of the Father Christmas experience and our girls were totally in the magic. Upon arrival of the attraction we were greeted by two very friendly members of staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsChristyB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hall looks quite attractive from outside but inside it is like a portrait gallery of fine art. Lots of interesting stories exist about the hall and how it was used by RAF in WW11. Large gardens can also be explored

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael N
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We visited Beningbrough Hall on Saturday as we had booked to see Santa. Wow the best Santa experience ever! Great location, great storytelling room, and great staff. Our kids (5 & 3) loved it! It was raining so we didn't get a chance to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JWR-78
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best Santa we've seen in the five years we've been taking out daughter. We've done most of the big ones in Yorkshire and this was way better than any. Santa was superb! Great with the kids, great with the parents and he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank chrisbO1882HO
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Set in extensive grounds with a walled garden, this NT property is well worth a visit. Fine collection of family portraits, and exhibitions in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery. Not a great deal of furniture but what there is has fascinating history. Helpful guides...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Risks always going to NT property on sunny day at half term. But, really good experience and attentive and extremely helpful staff (when you wanted them to be) House, gardens and walk were excellent. Restaurant was great with lots of seating. Fully recommend. Varied exhibits...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Visited in early October on a quick trip to Yorkshire. One of three National Trust sites visited that day. Staff all very informative and friendly. The house was pleasant to walk around but what we really enjoyed was walking around the grounds. Worth visiting if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 626hertaf
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Outbuildings really well kept.Gorgeous gardens with friendly gardeners who will answer any questions.Very good restaurant with good selection of hot & cold food.House has no ‘wow’ factor inside or amazing collections but the room which was home to wartime aircrew is really interesting.Reception staff told...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank quadrant2017
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Pound 12.50 and you can go nowhere as dogs are not allowed in most the outdoor spaces and even though they saw my two dogs they did not inform me until they had taken the money; I don’t expect access to inside but outside areas...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Henriette88
Reviewed 15 October 2018

To be honest, after having been member of the National Trust for a year now I am not too impressed by their work and will in fact cancel my membership. This place, however, is the only NT site that seems to be run properly. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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30 August 2018|
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Response from Mr L | Reviewed this property |
Long walk by the River Ouse skirting the grounds is free. Good place for the dog before going into the Hall.
dorothy p
15 August 2018|
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Response from BeeBramhall | Reviewed this property |
Around £30 but we have a retired membership with two grandchildren and it was around £100 so well worth it for a year of visits as many times as you wish, we love it
28 July 2018|
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Response from CharlotteSRoberts | Reviewed this property |
No - it’s a period house owned by The National Trust.