Newby Hall wins heritage award

Newby Hall in North Yorkshire has won the best family day out award at the 2016 Hudson's Heritage Awards.

Newby Hall
Newby Hall

Architectural historian Dan Cruickshank presented the awards at Goldsmiths Hall in London. Judges were Norman Hudson, Lucinda Lambton, Jeremy Musson, Simon Foster and Ken Robinson.

  • Best Family Day Out Newby Hall, highly commended Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
  • Best Eating Out Waddesdon Manor, highly commended Glansevern Hall Gardens.
  • Best shopping   The Harley Gallery, highly commended  Blackwell Arts and Crafts House.
  • Best accommodation Frampton Court, highly commended Bruisyard Hall
  • Best Loos Lowther Castle and Gardens, highly commended  The Alnwick Garden
  • Best New Discovery Bletchley Park Trust, highly commended The Judge’s Lodging
  • Best Innovation Blenheim Palace, highly commended Croome Park, Worcester
  • Best Wedding Venue Combermere Abbey, highly commended Chiddingstone Castle, Kent
  • Best Event/Exhibition  Dunham Massey, highly commended Houghton Hall
  • Best Hidden Gem  Painshill Gardens, highly commended Keats House
  • Best Picnic Spot Clearburn Picnic & Play Area New Lanark, highly commended Lowther Castle & Gardens

A Judges Special Award was awarded to The Churches Conservation Trust for the best accommodation and Woburn Abbey and Gardens in the best innovation category.


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