Wentworth Castle Gardens
Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Park Heritage Trust, Wentworth Castle, Lowe Lane
Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Park is located approximately 3km south west of Barnsley in South Yorkshire. The estate’s Grade 1 landscape and formal gardens are nationally significant for their extensive monuments, housing some of the earliest gothic follies in the country. The Pleasure Ground displays layers of garden design characteristic of different periods and fashions, including an early 18th century Union Jack garden, a Victorian flower garden and 20th century collections of rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias.
Wentworth Castle Gardens opened to the public in 2007. It is operated by an independent chariable trust – the Wentworth Castle and Stainborough Park Heritage Trust, which was established in 2001 with the following aims:
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Visitor facilities are open 10am-5pm. Last admission to the Garden is at 4pm.
Please note: The car park closes at 5.30pm. The car park exit barrier is operated by a car park token, which can be purchased at the Visitor Centre. Please ensure you purchase your car park token before 5pm.
Car Park and Stainborough Park
£3 car parking charge. Please purchase your car park token at the Long Barn Visitor Centre.
Car Park, Gardens & Adventure Playground:
Concessions (over 60, student, registered disabled) £3.95
Children (3-16) £2.95
Under 3’s are free.
Family, group and season tickets are also available from the Long Barn Visitor Centre.
Please ring 01226 776040 for further information