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Henshaws Art & Craft Centre

Situated in Knaresborough the Henshaws Art & Craft Centre is at the Henshaws College. The centre offers visitors a free sensory woodland walk with a variety of scultpures, scents and plants to explore.

With a regular events programme open to all visitors and frequent exhibitions of works produced by the college students the centre offers a changing environment worthy of several visits. The cafe is open daily and works by the students are always on display for visitors to enjoy.

Visiting Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre

Opening Times & Prices

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Sundays 11am to 5pm

Entry to the woodlands walk is FREE


  • Cafe
  • Accessible toilets and facilities
  • gift shop


As Henshaws College provides training for people with disabilities the entire site is accessible.

Contact Details

50 Bond End
North Yorkshire
Tel: 01423 541888

Website: Henshaws Art & Crafts Centre

Events at Henshaws

Half Term Crafts

29th May to 2nd June
Creative crafts for kids including printmaking, jewellry and music £3 per session.

Make and Take Masterpiece

4th June
Explore the handmade market place and create your own country craft. Small charges apply

Bed Fest Music Festival at Henshaws

10th June
The annual Knaresborough Bed Race after party, featuring live music from local and national acts, food and children's activities.

Urban Beach

5th to 27th August
Build sandcastles, laze in our deckchairs and enjoy a whole month of family-friendly activities as our urban beach returns. Highlights include march of the mermaids, burlesque night, fairy door trail and big picnic.