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Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust

Cortworth Ln | Directly opposite the end of Clayfield Ln, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ, England
+44 1226 351161
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Best Stately Home in Britain

Wentworth Woodhouse is one of the best kept secrets of Britain's stately homes. It sits on one of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
davidcY9737SS
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Strathalbyn, Australia
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A "must see" house

This is an absolutely stunning building. We did the Fitzwilliam Guided Tour and our guide [Reg] was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
johnchemistry
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Paihia, New Zealand
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Cortworth Ln | Directly opposite the end of Clayfield Ln, Wentworth, Rotherham S62 7TQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wentworth Woodhouse is one of the best kept secrets of Britain's stately homes. It sits on one of the largest estates in England and is steeped in history. Now under the control of the National Trust it is being restored to its once famous grandeur....More

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Jennifer W, Visitor Operations Manager at Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi David, Thank you for your comments, we certainly agree that Wentworth Woodhouse really is very special. The house has actually just been taken over by a Trust (as of March this year), the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust and the National Trust is one of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an absolutely stunning building. We did the Fitzwilliam Guided Tour and our guide [Reg] was the most knowledgeable guide you could ever imagine. The sense of history through the development of the various houses on the sight is fascinating Also how the East...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This house ranks on a par with the great stately homes of the UK, alongside Chatsworth, Blenheim, Harewood and Castle Howard. It's larger than each of those. It's had a turbulent and uncertain history since the end of the Second World War, and its survival...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wentworth Woodhouse is without a doubt one of the grandest of Britain's stately homes. Most of the royal residences pale in comparison. There are amazing examples of 18th Century architecture. The tour guide (Reg) was excellent.

Thank Mossman19
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting here for over 40 years. Impressive frontage and grounds. Don't miss the stable block. Another grand house is hidden behind the major house. Cannot wait for the chance to go inside soon. Be sure yo wander round the village and the...More

Thank Richard S
Jennifer W, Visitor Operations Manager at Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard, Thank you for your comments, we do have several tours running at the moment so do come and take a look around this fantastic place. Pre-booking is required which you can do via our website or chat to one of our team in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic to see this amazing place after reading the book Black Diamonds. We had a fascinating guide which we booked in advance. How I imagine pre National Trust private house tours would have been. We were told to knock on the door of the kitchen...More

Thank environman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and myself had been dying to have a look around Wentworth Woodhouse since reading the book "Black Diamonds" . We'd live in the local village ,Greasborough for a while after we were married, and had walked up to tha Big House often. The...More

1  Thank HARRYFR8850
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been on two of the different types of tours around this beautiful old house and its fine gardens. It is only up the road from where we live and we regularly walk the dog through the house estate and village of Wentworth. Knowing...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my husband and two friends. We booked the hour long taster tour because I was worried that our visitors might get bored if it was any longer. I needn't have worried because our tour guide, 'Reg the ledge' as we now call...More

1  Thank Pauline T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the £25 fitzwilliam tour and it was worth every penny. The tour should have been 2 hours long but that turned into 3&1/2 hours. Firstly Reg our tour guide was amazing he was so knowledgable and also made it fun, he was so...More

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Michael H
8 March 2017|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
the answer depends if you have sat nav? junc 34 is the quickest, but sometimes its easier to go a bit further and have less turns and roads to follow I would recommend junc 36, up the sliproad, and take the 3rd exit, then at... More
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Barry P
19 February 2017|
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as I'm sure you are aware the house is currently in the process of becoming a private trust and whilst they do have plans for parts of the house to become holiday lets, I tend to think it will be more self catering style... More
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17 January 2017|
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Response from Jennifer W | Property representative |
The gardens of Wentworth Woodhouse are only accessible during the summer months as part of the Fitzwilliam tour.mthe gardens are not accessible at any other time. Unfortunately only working dogs are allowed within the... More
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