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Wentworth Woodhouse

One of England's most spectacular facades and a great survival story of the English country house.

Wentworth, South Yorkshire, S62 7TQ

Wentworth Woodhouse east front
Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Facilities for children
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking

For full details of the access arrangements at Wentworth Woodhouse, visit their website.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Start your day by exploring the 50 acres of gardens at Wentworth Woodhouse and discover a wildflower meadow, eighteenth century follies and ancient trees as well as a mud kitchen and natural play areas for children. Pause for lunch at the Butler’s Pantry Café where you will find a selection of seasonal items, light-bites and sweet treats from local suppliers. From 1.00pm, wander around the grand State Rooms of the House in your own time, imagining yourself perhaps at a grand ball or luxurious dinner. End your visit with a trip to the gift shop which stocks a range of locally-produced items.

Additionally, morning guided tours and weekend afternoon tea are available to pre-book (though these are not included in Historic Houses membership). Currently owned by the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, all visits contribute to the ambitious regeneration of this historic site.

Opening Times

April to October
Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00am-5.00pm

November to March
Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00am-4.00pm

Admission

Historic Houses members enjoy free House & Gardens tickets  at Wentworth Woodhouse, available on the door or for pre-order via our website. Tours are not included in this offer.

See the house’s own website for further information and non-member prices.

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible parking

For full details of the access arrangements at Wentworth Woodhouse, visit their website.

Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Following local government reorganisation in 1974, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council became the lessee and the property was taken over as a student campus, for Sheffield Polytechnic College (now Sheffield Hallam University). Faced with mounting costs, Rotherham paid to surrender the lease in 1988. The house and 87 acres of grounds and parkland, were sold to W.G. Haydon-Baillie, in 1989. In 1998, the property went back onto the open market and was bought by the Newbold family in 1999, who continued in residence until 2017, when the property was purchased by Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, on behalf of the nation.

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