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Wentworth Woodhouse

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fantastic day at Wentworth Woodhouse. Our visit was so enjoyable, the lovely guides made us so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carole D
Visited with my husband last autumn. Did the house tours, fascinating history revealing it's not one but three houses.

You really ought to book in a visit to experience this for yourself. Guides very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kath S
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One of the largest houses in Europe, now embarking on a major restoration project. Open for pre-booked guided tours, events and weddings.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Directly opposite the end of Clayfield Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ, England
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+44 1226 351161
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Given the fact that the owners got compensation for subsidence owing to coal mining, the admission charge is very expensive. Then when you realise that the former Earl Of Fitzwilliam who owned most of South and West Yorkshire and profited massively from the extraction of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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hannahlp123, Public Relations Manager at Wentworth Woodhouse, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi 428tonyg, Thank you for your review and feedback. Wentworth Woodhouse was bought and is now owned, for the nation’s benefit, by an independent charitable trust, the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust. The house, whether under the Trust’s ownership or previous families, has never received compensation...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic day at Wentworth Woodhouse. Our visit was so enjoyable, the lovely guides made us so welcome

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carole D
Reviewed 5 days ago

You really ought to book in a visit to experience this for yourself. Guides very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. The long hall is magnificent as is the chequered flooring and all the rooms.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kath S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a house we have wanted to visit ever since my wife read Black Diamonds the story of the Fitzwilliam family who lived at the house. Recently opened to the public by the preservation trust the house and gardens are amazing, full of history...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A new dog friendly cafe opened in the house, slightly expensive, gives you an insight of the house though which is under restoration at the moment.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank thorpehesley7
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great history and hopefully a wonderful future. Reg, our guide, was inspirational. All the volunteers, whatever their roll, couldn't have been more helpful.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful tour by our guide Reg , very informative and well delivered . Strongly recommend a visit to see this glorious house .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FussySara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour of Wentworth Woodhouse! Out tour guide Reg was fabulous - such knowledge. A great afternoon for 3 ex students who still love this place very much.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to find the event and booked for myself and my Mum, we both had a fantastic time. We love the house and the stories associated with it and the tour had some behind the scenes features and great tales from the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning building whether you are just fancying a walk or going on one of the organised Tours. Lots of things happening at the house, the new owners are certainly making the improvements that they promised, although its going to take a long time. Visitor numbers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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lauralizzylou
April 11, 2019|
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Response from hannahlp123 | Property representative |
Hi. Our reception, tearoom and gift shop are free to visit and open Tuesday to Sunday weekly. The house is currently not open for free-flow admission. Tours and events can be booked in advance via our website or by phoning... More
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608malcb
July 5, 2018|
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Response from hannahlp123 | Property representative |
Hi Malc, At the moment, as we develop the house, it is pre-booked guided tours only. This is due to various factors including security and health and safety. We certainly hope to be free flow as soon as possible. If you... More
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Cally S
June 15, 2018|
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Response from hannahlp123 | Property representative |
Hi Cally, Thank you for your enquiry. House tours are currently £20.00 per person and £5.00 for the garden. If you would like more information please do not hesitate to call our office number on 01226351161. National Trust... More
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