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“English Estate Village”
Review of Wentworth Village

Wentworth Village
Ranked #5 of 40 things to do in Rotherham
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 13, 2013

Well worth a day out if visiting South Yorkshire, this village is protected from tasteless tourism by a Trust put in place by the last Earl Fitzwilliam. It has plenty to see, including two churches, two pubs, tearoom and Bistro. A stroll around the village will show period cottages, farms, workshops and other reclaimed and re used buildings. Armed with a local map, there are some wonderful walks to be tried, all taking in what was previously one of the wealthiest estates in England.
A large garden centre, with other outlets and a very good cafe/restaurant and restored historic garden is within 1/4 mile. For history buffs, the "big house" is on the edge of the village.
To get the most out of a visit, recommend a bit of research on the Wentworth and Fitzwilliam family, look for details of estate monuments (there are lots to see!).
I know this village very well, my family worked for Fitzwilliams in days past, and I was a student at big house when it was Lady Mabel College. Have walked and visited this place endlessly, but still find something new each time I go back.
Parking is free in village centre and by house gates, buses go through from Rotherham and Barnsley and it is only a few minutes from M1.

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