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Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust

Wentworth Garden Centre Cortworth Lane | Directly opposite the end of Clayfield Ln, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ, England
+44 1226 351161
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Festive Tour

I visited Wentworth Woodhouse today on the Festive Tour. A beautiful house that is well worth a... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
midmandy
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Support this hidden architectural gem

Today I had the privilege of visiting one of the most spectacular houses in the country, Wentworth... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
NigelE18
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Woodford, United Kingdom
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Wentworth Garden Centre Cortworth Lane | Directly opposite the end of Clayfield Ln, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ, England
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

I visited Wentworth Woodhouse today on the Festive Tour. A beautiful house that is well worth a visit. The tour lasted almost 2 hours which is fantastic value for money at £20. The tour guide was absolutely passionate about the House. The facts he knew...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Today I had the privilege of visiting one of the most spectacular houses in the country, Wentworth Woodhouse in the South Yorkshire village of Wentworth, near Rotherham. Extremely knowledgeable guides gave us a detailed tour around the house which has had a difficult recent history...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

This incredible Palladian house was once the home of the Fitzwilliams, Yorkshire's fabulously wealthy Coal Dynasty, and an inspiration for the home of that most eligible of bachelors, Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy. It was featured in Catherine Bailey's book "Black Diamonds"- and has been used in...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

We did the Strafford tour last Saturday and absolutely loved it. Our tour guide was Bob, who had been employed there, throughout it's many changes of owners and circumstances. He was friendly, funny and very informative. The house is huge and very grand but has...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

Such dedicated volunteers, so enthusiastic about this house. Sadly run to seed but stunning rooms, not all open because of the amount of work needed, but this will be a fabulous house when the restoration is complete. It is huge! The ceilings, plasterwork, fireplaces, and...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Had a birthday tea in April and there was also an craft event on and enjoyed looking round an amazing stately home

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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful house and stunning grounds lots of deer in grounds you can walk round gardens for free to go in the house you have to book do different toursMore

Thank gill c
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Jennifer W, Visitor Operations Manager at Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Hi Gill C, Thank you for your kind comments. We agree this place really is very special. The Estate which I believe you are referring to is privately owned and forms part of the Wentworth Fitzwilliliam Estate. However there are public rights of way that...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Following attendance at a financial seminar we were offered a tour of the house. Our volunteer guide 'Reg' was very entertaining and full of interesting information about the history of the house and family. His passion for his subject really made the tour come alive...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Attended an investment seminar today. We had a guided tour after the event.Clearly needs some TLC but we know that. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and our guide Reg was brilliant and entertaining.

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

I applaud the WWPT for the sterling work they are doing to preserve this fantastic local attraction. I had 43 guests at a weekend in Rotherham and wanted to showcase the best we have to offer. Wentworth Woodhouse was an absolute must. We did the...More

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Frasier013
March 3, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
Hi Fraiser, Thank you for your enquiry. Our website is currently under review and will be re-deigned in the next couple of months. Unfortunately therefore, we don't have the ability to create a 'section' for National Trust... More
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shellbee68
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
Hi Shellbee6, Yes you absolutely can get married on a Saturday. Bookings have currently been paused until the end of February so if you would like to send an enquiry through to the email provided (i am unable to send it via... More
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jennywren4761
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
Hi Jennywren i'm pleased to say they are now in stock and our brand new guidebook will be ready later next year. Best wishes Jen Visitor Operations Manager Wentworth Woodhouse
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