Wentworth Castle Gardens

Visitors exploring the gothic folly 'Stainborough Castle' at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire

Important notice -

Road closures are in place today (18 June) on Barugh Lane and Lowe Lane for surface dressing works. Visitors are advised to follow diversion signs when entering and exiting the site.

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

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Things to see and do

Children orienteering

Family orienteering garden trail 

Our family orienteering challenge gives you the chance to explore our special place in a whole new way this summer.

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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

The Corinthian Temple at Wentworth Castle Gardens

The latest from Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Find out what's happening at Wentworth Castle Gardens.

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Get involved

Volunteers help children in the garden

Volunteer at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Would you like to join the team at Wentworth Castle Gardens? We're now recruiting for volunteers in eight different roles, with indoor and outdoor opportunities to choose from.

Visitors walking around the mansion house at Wentworth Castle

101 ways to get involved at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

We have created 101 ways for the whole family to get outdoors and closer to nature, while helping us look after our parkland and gardens.

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Groups

Group visiting Wentworth Castle Gardens

Visit with your group 

Group visits have always been popular at Wentworth Castle Gardens. With guided tours, self-led visits and a discount on admission prices, come and find out what makes this place so special.

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Eating and shopping

Lady enjoying a cream tea in the cafe

Long Barn Café at Wentworth Castle Gardens 

Choose from our range of sandwiches and hot and cold snacks in the Long Barn Café. We’ve always got a scrumptious selection of homemade cakes, scones and tray bakes for those indulgent afternoon treats.

Visitors browsing at a National Trust shop

Shopping at Wentworth Castle Gardens

Stop by the shop and find a treat to take home. Whether you’re looking for a souvenir or a gift for a friend, we have ranges to suit all tastes. Did you know that every penny you spend in the shop supports the conservation work at Wentworth Castle Gardens?