Beningbrough Hall is only a 15 minute drive from the BEST WESTERN Burn Hall Hotel York . this stunning large Georgian mansion is located near the village of Beningbrough, and overlooks the River Ouse. Beningbrough Hall is a National Trust property and offers visitors the chance to see the stunning parkland, distinctive gardens, and beautiful portraits and art from the National Portrait Gallery.
With its many attractions Beningbrough Hall is popular with locals an tourist and 2016 is a great year to visit this National Trust property as Beningbrough Hall is celebrating its 300th birthday this year
Happy 300th Birthday Beningbrough Hall
Visitors to the property can see the event displaying the “changing fortunes of a grand country house and garden are told throughout the year, as Beningbrough celebrates its 300th birthday, from 1716 – 2016.”
Surrounding the architecture of this Baroque late Georgian mansion, the grounds are one of the key attractions with 8 acres of formal gardens being made up by Italian inspired grounds. The interlocking gardens include a working walled kitchen garden which includes over 50 varieties of apples & pears as well as beautiful herbaceous borders and also some less formal areas managed for wildlife.
Beningbrough Hall is also home to a unique collection of over 100 18th-century portraits which have been loaned from the National Portrait Gallery. many of the subjects of these portraits are some of the most influential figures of the era. On display are also collections of porcelain and key furniture pieces, some of which are from Holme Lacey, the ancestral home of the Chesterfields – the last private owners of Beningbrough Hall. Visitors can also visit the popular interactive galleries on the first and second floors of the Hall.
The BEST WESTERN Burn Hall Hotel York is just 15 minutes drive from Beningbrough Hall and is within an easy drive of many other tourist attractions in North Yorkshire. The hotel has free parking complimentary WI-FI and a choice of 94 bedrooms including accessible rooms, family rooms and double and twin room. Visit our offers page for our Yorkshire Deal or Yorkshire Summer Saver