Beningbrough Hall and Gardens - National Trust

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Shipton by Beningbrough
North Yorkshire
YO30 1DD

18th-century mansion with fine interiors and walled garden. York’s ‘country house and garden’, this imposing Georgian mansion was built in 1716 and contains one of the most impressive baroque interiors in England. Exceptional wood carving, an unusual central corridor running the full length of the house and over 100 portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery can be seen. There is also a fully equipped Victorian laundry, delightful walled garden and interesting sculptures in wood. Most rooms have no electric light. Visitors wishing to make a close study of the interior and portraits should avoid dull days early and late in the season. A series of building and development works will at times affect the external appearance of the house in 2005.

Further information

Opening Hours:

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£6.30, child £3.20, family £14.50. Groups £5.70, child £2.90. Garden, laundry, potting shed & exhibitions only: £5.30, child £2.70, family £13. Groups £4.70, child £2.35. Reduced rate when arriving by cycle.


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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Restaurant
  • Shop

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