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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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We got married at Wentworth! so cant praise it enough! beautiful place. Great for all ages, something to please anyone's eye and playful heart.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
SueArmitage
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

We got married at Wentworth! so cant praise it enough! beautiful place. Great for all ages, something to please anyone's eye and playful heart.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

The gardens are looking great just now and due to get better in the next couple of weeks as the rhododendrons come into bloom. A must see at some well tended hardens

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

i visited the gardens over the Easter weekend and although i enjoyed the visit the gardens were much smaller than i had anticipated. It was perhaps just a little early in the year to visit as many plants were just on the verge of flowering. It was very pleasant walking around the gardens and looking over the surrounding parkland with... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our second time to Wentworth - last time 2013 and we enjoyed just as much. Glorious weather helped. Beautiful grounds which the children loved running around, lovely views and good play area. some of the food in the cafe was a little overpriced but was still tasty - there are plenty of areas you can eat should you wish to... More 

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit, we are pleased to hear you have visited us again. If you plan to visit regularly there are season tickets available too! More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We are regular visitors at Wentworth Castle and have been season ticket holders for the past 2 years. It's an excellent family day out - they always make such an effort, particularly with activities for the children (it's our 5 year old's favourite place to visit). We usually do the trail through the gardens up to the top, have a... More 

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

That's great to hear! It's really important to us to be family friendly; hope to see you again soon. More 

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97 reviews 97 reviews
20 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I got 2 4 1 vouchers through Barnsley Bee Vouchers and I'm pleased I did. It's not exactly cheap for a walk round some gardens. You can't go into the house, although they do offer tours every now and again. We went on March so not many flowers were out, but come May those gardens will be spectacular and we... More 

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and hope to see you again when the garden is in full bloom. More 

Sheffield
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Castle? Where was the castle, they don't have one Waited 30mins in line for some lunch, got to the end and was told, it would be at least 40 mins.........for a sandwhich!

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

So sorry to see your review. We clearly had got out of shape on a busy Bank Holiday Monday and our sincere apologies for that. We have two Castles - Wentworth Castle is the mansion (so named by Thomas Wentworth to make it sound grander than his rival's Wentworth Woodhouse) and Stainborough Castle, which is one of the earliest Gothic... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

pleasant walks and Extensive gardens, if from a horticultural point of view a little dull. Nicely renovated conservatory, but much else on offer. The children's play area was good but avoid the awful overpriced instant coffee by the play area. In future I will try the cafe inside. I may be being unrealistic and realise some restoration was necessary but... More 

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. There is always a balancing act between restoring a historic environment and becoming financial viable, and sorry if you don't feel we got it right on the day of your visit. You will still find us a peaceful haven outside of bank holiday weekends and do hope that you... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I visited with a friend and two small children. Beautiful grounds, amazing views, lovely cafe and gift shop and great playground for the children.

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you - we hope to see you again soon. More 

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Nice accessible visitors centre inlcuding a well maintained children's playground and a good cafe. The gardens are really lovely to walk around at any time of year and the Victorian greenhouse is spectacular. I'd also recommend a longer walk around the grounds to see the rest of the estate and its wildlife.

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Claire H, General Manager at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you - and all best wishes for your special day. More 

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