Events at Berrington Hall to celebrate 300th anniversary of Capability Brown

Events at Berrington Hall to celebrate 300th anniversary of Capability Brown

Walkers at Berrington Hall

Events at Berrington Hall – launch of ‘Capability’ Brown walks on Sunday 1 May, 2pm to 4pm

Join us for the first of our walks through ‘Capability’ Brown’s final landscape with 2016 events at Berrington Hall in Herefordshire.  Enjoy a guided walk with our ranger and learn all about the hidden design behind Brown’s final masterpiece.
£3 per adult, children free. Normal admission charges apply. Booking advisable: 01568 615721

‘Capability’ Brown walk at Berrington Hall – Monday 2 May to Sunday 6 November, 10am to 5pm

Berrington was landscape architect Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s final masterpiece. Explore some of his still remaining uninterrupted views and be enchanted by the clever design which surrounds the mansion full circle by following one of our waymarked trails.

Normal admission charges apply.

Boots and Bonnets Trail at Berrington Hall - Children taking part in an Easter Egg Trail event at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire.Designer’s apprentice trail at Berrington Hall – Saturday 28 May to Sunday 5 June, 10am to 4pm

Imagine you’re ‘Capability’ Brown’s apprentice and you’ve been tasked to assist him in the creation of his final landscape design at Berrington. Follow the outdoor family trail to become Brown’s apprentice and collect a prize at the end.

£2 per trail, includes prize. Normal admission charges apply.

‘Creating Capability’ at Berrington Hall – Daily until Sunday 6 November, 11am to 4pm

‘Creating Capability’ celebrates the 300th anniversary of the birth of Berrington’s landscape designer, ‘Capability’ Brown.

See items from Hereford Museum and Resource Centre and the Charles Paget Wade, Snowshill Collection on display in the hall. ‘Creating Capability’ will showcase smocks indigenous to Herefordshire, reflecting aspects of dress worn by the farmers and labourers who helped build and create Berrington 300 years ago.

Normal admission charges apply.

Picture of a mannequin wwaring historic clothes‘Elegance in the landscape’ at Berrington Hall – Daily until Sunday 6 November, 11am to 4pm

Enjoy costumes from the Charles Paget Wade collection and Hereford Museum and Resource Centre as we display them at Berrington Hall. The costumes reflect the fashions of ‘Capability’ Brown’s era and focus on the people who helped build and shape Berrington three hundred years ago.

Normal admission charges apply.

Delightful teacups with gardens in by Berrington Hall Embroiders Guild‘Gardening with silk’ – The Embroiderers’ Guild at Berrington Hall – Daily from Saturday 19 March to Sunday 6 November, 11am to 4pm

We’re working in partnership with the National Embroiderers’ Guild throughout 2016 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of landscape architect ‘Capability’ Brown. ‘Gardening with silk’ will feature a series of hand crafted textiles in the form of cushions and hangings which are inspired by Brown’s final landscape design at Berrington.

Normal admission charges apply.

Contact the National Trust for more information on the events at Berrington Hall.

A: National Trust, Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0DW

T: 01568 615721

W: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/berrington-hall