101 ways to get involved at Wentworth Castle Gardens

Visitors walking around the mansion house at Wentworth Castle

Here at Wentworth Castle Gardens we have plenty of ways for you to help make this special place what it is.

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. 

Why not try your hand at orienteering or bug hunting? Or how about becoming a volunteer or simply sharing your favourite Wentworth Castle Garden photo on social media? Each activity, no matter how big or small, helps make Wentworth Castle Gardens a great place for everyone to visit.

Children bug spotting

#1 - Join us bug spotting

Wondering what types of creepy crawlies live in our gardens? Have a go at bug spotting and help show others what there is to see at Wentworth Castle Gardens.

A visitor writing her memories on a chalkboard

#21 - Share your memories

Wentworth Castle Gardens holds a special place in many peoples’ hearts. Use our onsite chalkboards to share your memories of Wentworth over the years.

Litter picking in the grounds

#33 - Walk and womble

Help us keep the grounds tidy by visiting our dedicated ‘Womble Station’ where you’ll find litter pickers and bin bags.

Visitors clearing branches during Muck In Day

#77 - Join a Muck In Day

Muck In Days are an opportunity for everyone to get hands on. You can take part in a variety of tasks throughout the seasons, from wildlife monitoring and path clearing to tree felling.

Visitors walking with the Garden Guide

#92 Become a Garden Guide

We are proud that Wentworth Castle Gardens is the only Grade 1 listed garden in South Yorkshire. Come and host conversations with our visitors about this special landscape.

Visitors explore the Rotunda at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire

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Ask any of our staff when you visit Wentworth Castle Gardens about the 101 ways you can get involved at the site. Or simply drop us an email on wentworthcastlegardens@nationaltrust.org.uk to find out more.