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Great Big Green Week at Wentworth Castle Gardens

Join us to celebrate the greenest festival around with themed walks, talks, top eco tips and some community craftivism.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Learn about all things green at Wentworth Castle Gardens. Our Outdoors team will be sharing their sustainable gardening top tips and we will have activities on selected days including:

The Big Help Out - Saturday 8 June - Bring the whole family along to help with some tasks around the gardens.

Ranger walk - Monday 10 June, 11am - Join our ranger on a walk out into the parkland to learn about sustainable woodland management.

Community craftivism - Saturday 8 and Friday 14 June - Join our Create and Craft volunteers to discover some creative ways to use recycled materials.

Compost talks - 10-14 June, 12pm - Our popular compost chat with a gardener will return, meet at the top of Lady Lucy's walk.

Pop into the Long Barn Café to find out about our reusable cups scheme, pick up some used coffee grounds perfect for extra garden nutrition, or choose a book from our Second-hand bookshop.

All Great Big Green Week events are free, but donations towards keeping Wentworth Castle Gardens green would be welcomed.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics


Suitable for all the family

Meeting point

Ask at the Visitor Welcome building on arrival about the day's events or see our separate event listings for more details - coming soon.

What to bring and wear

Dress for the weather and outdoors. Sturdy footwear is recommended for walks and the Big Help Out.


Please see our website page for more details on accessibility around site.


Usual admission charges aply

Contact info

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Upcoming events


Rhododendron Photography Walk 

Capture the beautiful blooms of Wentworth Castle Gardens' well-known rhododendron collection on this photography walk.

Event summary

21 May 2024
10:30 to 12:30

Step out at Wentworth - Wellbeing Walk 

Meet some friendly people, enjoy nature and improve your health by joining our Wellbeing Walk.

Event summary

21 May to 28 May 2024
11:00 to 12:00
+ 1 other date or time

Beginners’ Running group 

Meet like-minded people and build up your fitness in the beautiful surroundings of Wentworth Castle Gardens. Every Wednesday, starting 10 January 2024.

Event summary

22 May to 18 Dec 2024
10:15 to 12:00
+ 30 other dates or times

Step into history walks - Wentworth figures 

Uncover some of the colourful histories of Wentworth Castle Gardens by joining a friendly volunteer-led walk.

Event summary

22 May to 17 Oct 2024
11:00 to 12:30
+ 4 other dates or times