Wentworth Castle Gardens was established after a family dispute over inheritance. Designed to be the ‘finest garden in England’, this idyllic garden holds historic family connections to the British Empire and the slave trade. Despite its past, Wentworth Castle Gardens boasts itself as a relaxing and scenic location for visitors to explore and take in the views. The location is ideal for a family day out and picnic.
Things to see and do:
- Explore South Yorkshire’s only Grade I listed garden.
- A Victorian conservatory that holds plants from around the world.
- Gothic Stainborough Castle folly.
- 500 acres of parkland and woodland.
- An exciting adventure playground for children.
- Long Barn Café and second-hand bookshop.
Designated disabled parking and a drop-off point is available.
Sensory backpacks containing ear defenders and sensory toys can be collected from reception.
Braille guides and large print guides are available. An induction loop is present at select tills. Additionally, BSL guided tour can be booked upon request.
Furthermore, powered mobility vehicles are free to hire.
The terrain is inconsistent however much of the grounds are even and there is level access to the café and bookshop.
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