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Wentworth Castle Gardens

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Address: Park Drive | Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3EN, England
Phone Number: +44 1226 776040
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Description: Beautiful historic Gardens, deer park and unique wedding venue in Pennine...
Beautiful historic Gardens, deer park and unique wedding venue in Pennine Barnsley - open every day all year round. Stunning 50 acre Gardens with interest in every season, romantic follies and fabulous views out into the Pennines, plus miles of country paths to enjoy through our 500 acre deer park. Dogs welcome on short lead in deer park, but sorry not in the Gardens. New for 2014: Victorian conservatory now fully restored and open to visitors (occasionally closed for private functions, please check website). Facilities include cafe, shop, adventure playground.
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This is our third visit specifically for the house tour. The house tour was interesting but only if you want the history as the building is now a training college so there was no... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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S Yorkshire
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S Yorkshire
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is our third visit specifically for the house tour. The house tour was interesting but only if you want the history as the building is now a training college so there was no original furniture or artifacts. When we arrived there was much going on with classic cars and a brass band so it was quite busy and the... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fabulous gardens, woodlands and wildlife. Castle ruin at the back of the house is amazing, and you can climb to the top of one of the towers. Deer are close up and personal - it's just great. Cafe good, and gift shop.

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited Wentworth Castle Gardens this weekend where the reception of a friend's wedding was being held. Not being from the area we were delighted with the venue set in wonderful gardens with a view of the picturesque castle, which regrettably we didn't have time to visit. We would definitely revisit should we be in this area again and take... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The gardens and parkland are simply beautiful, with all styles of garden and landscape - romantic, formal, wilderness and english parkland. And it is a stunning venue for a wedding. Our daughter and new son-in-law were married there recently and it was a magical event. The staff were superb, friendly, well organised and calm. It all happened just as it... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wentworth Castle and the surrounding gardens and countryside are so lovely and tranquil, you could easily sit for hours taking in the views. They also offer accommodation, wedding packages and access to learning through Northern College witch offers residential courses.

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Strongly recommend a visit to see all the landscape, particularly near the Wentworth home (now a school and not open to the public). There are a variety of gardens and landscape there. Further walks around the property are enjoyable for general views of the countryside and the various monuments and follies further from the house. The cafe is average.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Very well presented location with enough on site to keep family amused. Maybe a little pricey for day trip only but annual ticket is great value if you live either locally or I'd say in South Yorkshire. Impressive gardens - external and internal. The old castle (folly) is a great location for kids - old and young - to relive... More 

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Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Lovely kept garden and what fabulous views across Yorkshire. Conservatory had gorgeous plants, still becoming established and the restoration is really well done. Castle would be great to explore with little ones. Worth a visit.

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york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Didn't know what to expect, but found a wonderful garden lots of variety, steeped in history, very well laid out. The castle part is a garden folly, this is a folly to see climb the tower as the views are fantastic, bring good shoes, and allow at least 2-3 hours for the garden. There is a good children's play area,... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Saw that there was a plant fair on 12 th July . We will definitely visit here again. Food very good value. Generous portion of soup and rolls with butter.

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Address: Park Drive | Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3EN, England
Phone Number: +44 1226 776040
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Barnsley
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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