Wentworth Castle Gardens

Early morning sun streams into the fernery at Wentworth Castle Gardens

Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Wentworth Castle Gardens in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission.

Glorious gardens, woodland and parkland, created for the privileged few and preserved for everyone to enjoy

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

The gardens and parkland at Wentworth Castle Gardens are open. We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary. 

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Wentworth Castle Gardens (2 Dec - 6 Dec)

Fri 04 Dec 2020
10:00-10:30
Book your timed entry to visit Wentworth Castle Gardens.
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Things to see and do

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Eating

The Long Barn at Wentworth Castle Gardens

Long Barn Café at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Start off your visit with a hot drink, then join us for a light bite at lunch or a delicious cake at teatime. The Café is open for takeaway refreshment and ready to welcome you.

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History

Trainee teachers at Wentworth Castle enjoy their Christmas Ball, 1948

A house of hope 

The Wentworth Castle estate was created for the privileged few. It stood as a symbol of power and influence in the 18th century. But in the 1940s, everything changed.

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Our work

A visitor writing her memories on a chalkboard

Our Partnership  

Through the unique partnership with Barnsley Museums and Northern College, our projects give more people access to our site, helping us to develop it as an inspiring place for everyone to enjoy.

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Get involved

Volunteers working in the garden at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire

Volunteer at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Volunteering opportunities at Wentworth Castle Gardens vary from indoor to outdoor roles. At the moment our volunteer recruitment is on hold. If you are interested in volunteering, please keep checking for future opportunities.

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Learning

School Students on the BMBC Schools Programme

Learning at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Heritage sites provide unique opportunities for children to explore extraordinary spaces through immersive and enriching activities. Find out how Wentworth Castle Gardens is getting school children involved in this special site...