Learning at Wentworth Castle Gardens

School Students on the BMBC Schools Programme

Heritage sites provide unique opportunities for children to explore extraordinary spaces through immersive and enriching activities.

Self-led learning visits

From school parties to holiday clubs, scouts, guides, pre-school groups and youth clubs, Wentworth Castle Gardens is a fantastic day out for any self-guided group.

School Self Led Bookings Form (DOCX / 0.0400390625MB) download

Led outdoor learning visits

Wentworth Castle Gardens is working in partnership with Barnsley Museums to deliver workshops as part of its Primary Schools Programme.

Barnsley school children take part in creative writing session

Creative writing - Half day workshop

In this half day Key Stage 2 workshop, pupils will explore and be inspired by stunning gardens and landscapes to create their own poetical works using a range of literary techniques. This workshop is ideal for developing writing portfolios which can be completed back in the classroom.

How to book

All school bookings are taken in advance. Please email learning@barnsley.gov.uk or call 01226 774872 to book your visit.