(Updated on Monday 1st June 2020) Kiplin Hall and Gardens will begin a phased reopening on Friday 5th June. Visitors can enjoy long walks around the lake, the open space of the parkland and ambles along our woodland paths. Take in the quiet calm of the walled garden in the company of the birds and the bees or choose the perfect picnic […]

VE Day 75

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe, we wanted to share with you some details about Kiplin Hall during the war years. Those who have visited Kiplin Hall before will know that two rooms in the house are dedicated to displaying this chapter of our history. They sit in stark contrast to […]

A Mysterious Object

During the current lockdown, work is still taking place at Kiplin behind the scenes (in line with social distancing of course). Our Warden finally has time to tackle the tiding of the stores and is making wonderful discoveries along the way.   What do you think of this beautiful but strange object? What purpose could […]

Thank You Key Workers

Kiplin Hall and Gardens seeks nominations from key workplaces to receive Annual Garden Pass tickets for staff so they can visit for free once attractions are allowed to open again.   Many already know and love the 400-year-old Jacobean house, now a museum, surrounded by stunning grounds including lakeside walks, woodland paths, and a productive walled garden. Often described by visitors as the most tranquil place in North Yorkshire we are […]

Bird Boxes

Last year the Eco Group Volunteers installed 9 new nest boxes in the Peninsular Wood, which were made on site from recycled wood. Over the year they were monitored by observation and found to have 100% occupancy by blue tits and great tits and 100% fledging success. Blue tits (left) and great tits (right) nest […]

Join the Board of Trustees

Dear Adventurous and Ambitious Professionals  Kiplin Hall and Gardens is currently recruiting new members to our Board of Trustees. We are keen to hear from individuals with expertise in Architecture or Planning as we embark on the initial phases of major redevelopment work to the site and visitor offer in the coming years. Kiplin Hall is a 400 year […]

Kiplin’s Fruit Trees

If you look around the Kiplin estate there are many fruit trees especially in the walled garden and these all need lots of care and attention. Over the past month, under the guidance of Chris, the head gardener, volunteers have been pruning the various different fruit trees. The apple, pear and plum trees in the […]

Happy Yorkshire Day – 1st August 2019

Today we’d like you to join us in celebrating Yorkshire Day, as we launch this new blog, with a typically ‘Yorkshire’ object from our collection at Kiplin Hall and Gardens. This silver cup awarded to Christopher Crowe the younger, ‘For the Best Six Acres of Turnips Completely Hoed. Kiplin 1769.’   The tradition of agricultural […]