Wentworth Castle Gardens

Gothic folly 'Stainborough Castle' at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire

Important notice -

We’re re-opening the gardens and parkland at Wentworth Castle Gardens. You will need to book your visit in advance. Check What’s On for the latest information and to book. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

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

Wentworth Castle Gardens

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting

The garden, parkland and toilets at Wentworth Castle Gardens will reopen from Monday 15 June and you’ll need to book tickets before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday from 12 June. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Wentworth Castle Gardens (13 July - 19 July)

Tue 14 Jul 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Wentworth Castle Gardens.
Wentworth Castle Gardens

Things to see and do

Visitors explore the Rotunda at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire

Wentworth Castle Gardens information lanyard 

With acres of gardens and parkland to explore, why not download our information lanyard of the Wentworth Castle Gardens site.

Wentworth Castle Gardens


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.

Wentworth Castle Gardens

Our work

Volunteers help children in the garden

Our Partnership  

Working together with Barnsley Council and Northern College, this estate, rooted in rivalry, will now provide a space to bring people together.

Wentworth Castle Gardens

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.