Whether you are visiting us to take a tour of the house and gardens, attending one of our exciting events, seeking out an exceptional location for your wedding or special celebration, or simply looking for a coffee break whilst walking your dog in the area, the staff at Wentworth Woodhouse look forward to welcoming you.
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Latest news & events
NEW for 2019: Stories from Wentworth Woodhouse
Discover Wentworth Woodhouse’s hidden tales on a new specialist tour with experts including our Head Gardener, conservation team, and longest-serving staff member, who can tell stories of working for the Fitzwilliam family nearly half a century ago.
Here’s your chance to Make Your Mark as Wentworth Woodhouse is restored to its former grandeur.
Our Make Your Mark in History appeal aims to raise over £250,000 for the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust – and gives you the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of craftsmen who have worked at the grand house for over 200 years.
We are thrilled to invite you to a lecture series at Wentworth Woodhouse
Running from November 2018 to May 2019, this series of seven lectures will inspire you with tales of hidden histories, secrets of world-class collections and stories of survival from some of your favourite stately homes, including Wentworth Woodhouse, Chatsworth House and Renishaw Hall. Find out more about your favourite places from the experts, including BBC Radio Sheffield’s Melvyn Jones, Chatsworth’s former head housekeeper Christine Robinson and Yorkshire country houses author Peter Brown.
The masterplan for Wentworth Woodhouse has been unveiled at a reception at Downing Street, which sets out the vision for the future of this grand house and estate. A great deal of work is going into making the house structurally sound, improving accessibility, developing the visitor offer and events, building a retail and catering offer, and so much more. The ambitious £150 million plan sets out the future for Wentworth Woodhouse as a world-class visitor attraction, wedding venue, retail and catering destination, holiday accommodation, and thriving hub for the local community. The masterplan is available on our website for all to read, alongside our business review for 2018.
Come and visit us on a pre-booked house or garden tour and wonder at the size and scale of this most magnificent stately home. Listen to the stories and rich history throughout the ages and marvel at the state and family rooms.
Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust needs to raise substantial sums of money to help to save this nationally important house, stables and gardens. Kind donations helped us to purchase the property on behalf of the nation and any donation, however small, will help us on this journey.
Please use the following link to donate or, if you prefer please do call our office to arrange a donation. Many thanks for your generosity.
Wentworth Woodhouse has a dedicated group of volunteers who give their time across a variety of roles – do you think you might like to join them? People volunteer with us for many reasons - most often as a way of giving something back to the community, and the satisfaction of knowing that they have contributed towards the well-being of the house and its preservation for