Berrington Hall - National Trust

Berrington Hall - National Trust
Berrington Hall
Nr Leominster
Herefordshire
HR6 0DW
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall

E-mail

berrington@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Enquiries

01568 615721

Wade Costume Collection Curator

01568 613720

Fax

01568 613263

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
View of the West front showing the tetrastyle portico with Ionic columns at Berrington Hall, Herefordshire

Neo-classical mansion with fine interiors, set in landscaped grounds. Amazing painted ceilings and French Regency furniture. The apartment of English naval hero Lord Admiral Rodney displays costumes from the Wade Collection. Surrounding the mansion is 'Capability' Brown's last garden design, with fine sweeping views towards the Brecon Beacons. Berrington Pool, a lake and island, is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The walled garden boasts an historic collection of old local apple trees.

Victorian games for hire during the summer.

Not all of the costume collection is displayed, but can be viewed by appointment. Please write to the property or contact the Costume Curator on 01568 613720.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Architecture centre, Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum

Opening hours

Please check website.

Admission charges

Grounds and below stairs only

Adult: £6.30
Child: £3.15
Family (1 adult): £9.45
Family: £15.65
Whole Property

Adult: £8.10
Child: £4.00
Family (1 adult): £12.10
Family: £20.40
Group adult: £6.85
Group child: £3.45

Discounts

  • National Trust
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Teddy in a tree

Teddy Bears' Picnic

  • 21 August 2014 2-4pm *on now

For those who think their teddy bear needs to get out more this is the afternoon for you.

Bring your Ted along for his own special picnic in the gardens followed by games and activities in the park. We can promise he'll sleep all of the way home!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of rowing boats

Boating on the Lake

  • 30 — 31 August 2014 10am-3pm

"Backwater places all hidden from view, mysterious wee islands just waiting for you". Take this rare opportunity to take the family out on our lake in one of our rowing boats.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £8.63, Child: £4.31 (whole property). Boating charge is £10.00 (30 minutes, per boat).

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Heritage Open Days 2014: Berrington Hall

  • 13 September 2014

On Saturday 13 September we are offering free access to the whole property so this is a great opportunity to see inside the wonderful Henry Holland designed mansion
pleasure gardens including the walled garden with flourishing fruit and vegetable plots and 'Capability' Brown's rolling landscape. Go behind the scenes with the house team and join tours of the costume stores, see a beautiful selection of accessories not normally on display. Join our ranger for walks to the disused quarry and find out more about the stone which was used to build this magnificent building. Tearoom, shop, plant sales and second-hand bookshop.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/berrington-hall1

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Henry Holland's Practical Patterns

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-berringtonhall.htm

A shape and space workshop inspired by this neo-classical mansion.

How to obtain

Call 01568 615721 or email berrington@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

Houses and Homes

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-berringtonhall.htm

A tactile tour and junk workshop.

How to obtain

Call 01568 615721 or email berrington@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

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