Bramham Park

Estate, home to the Leeds Festival and the Bramham International Horse Trials, with a magnesian limestone mansion at its heart.

Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6ND

Bramham Park

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Free for members
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Garden only
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
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Bramham Park was built in 1698 and its famous landscape laid out over the following 30 years by Robert Benson, 1st Lord Bingley.

After 300 years, which include the South Sea Bubble, the untimely death of the heir, dissipation by illegitimate children, crippling gambling debts, a devastating fire, the ravages of two World Wars and death duties, the same family still lives at Bramham and cares for its heritage.

Bramham Park represents an important stage in British architecture and garden design: the house is neither baroque nor typically palladian and the gardens are somewhere between the formal and the picturesque.

Bramham is a rare survivor of the period and we have tried to keep it as its creator, Robert Benson, intended it.

There is lots of space and it can be all yours to discover for the day. Please note, however, that we do not have any facilities to serve refreshments – please bring your own picnic to enjoy in the grounds!

Both house and landscape are open, by appointment, for most of the year, just ring us to arrange your visit.

Opening Times

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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The Gardens & Grounds are open most of the year, by appointment, on weekdays, between 9am and 4pm.

We are closed the last week of May, and the first two weeks of June due to Bramham International Horse Trials, and during August and most of September due to Leeds Festival. We are also closed weekends and bank holidays. (During some large events we may not be able to take bookings).

It is always best to give us a quick call before you set off on your journey to Bramham Park, just to check that we are open.


Historic Houses members visit for free. Members should email to make a booking when the gardens reopen.

House and garden visits must be booked in advance and for a minimum of 10 people.

Garden: £8 adults, £5 concessions

House: £15 per person.

Group Visits

House and garden visits must be booked in advance and for a minimum of 10 people.

Garden: £4 adults, £2 concessions

House: £10 per person.

Phone us to book: +44 (0) 1937 846 000

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Getting here

Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6ND

What3words: The main visitor entrance is at ///watches.hurray.canal.

Bramham Park lies mid-way between Leeds and York, 5 miles south of Wetherby. It is just west of the A1(M) between junctions 44 & 45.

The 770 TransDev Harrogate to Leeds bus stops at Bramham Park’s Terry Lug Gate. From here it is a 10 minute walk to the House and Gardens entrance.

Coaches are welcome by prior appointment.

Bramham Park is currently the family home of Nick & Rachel Lane Fox, their five children and five dogs. We hope you enjoy your visit.

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