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The Trust

Wentworth Woodhouse is owned and operated by Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust (WWPT).

Wentworth Woodhouse is arguably the most challenging and exciting regeneration project of our generation. Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust is committed to delivering high quality, creative and relevant visitor experiences and an empowered and connected workforce. We serve the following purposes:

  1. To preserve the house and grounds on a long term sustainable basis with extensive public opening;
  2. To find sustainable and sympathetic uses for those parts of the property not open to the public;
  3. To raise funds both for acquisition and repairs and other essential works.

The Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and has been established to secure a long-term future for Wentworth Woodhouse.

The WWPT charity number is 1155374 and the company number is 08809187.

Cultural Strategy

Over centuries, Wentworth Woodhouse proudly stood centre stage as a thriving social, economic and political powerhouse and now we are back – emerging as a creative, contemporary, cultural hub for the North.

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Changing Lives, Supporting Communities

Having a measurable impact on local people and communities is vital to the survival of Wentworth Woodhouse. Our ‘Changing Lives’ document highlights the quantitative impacts already being made which will help to chart the new social and economic legacy of the new life of Wentworth Woodhouse.

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Awards & Recognition

We take pride in the work we’re doing here at Wentworth Woodhouse. With every acknowledgement and achievement, we are reminded of the contributions we make to our local community and the future of this magnificent House & Gardens.

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Our Team

We are extremely privileged to have such a dedicated and passionate team of staff here at Wentworth Woodhouse.

We employ people across a range of departments, from hospitality, events and fundraising to marketing, finance and maintenance. As we continue to grow as an organisation, so too will our team – be sure to come back and check for upcoming vacancies in the future as we’re always on the lookout for people who are passionate about heritage!


Current Vacancies

Job Role: Food & Beverage Senior Supervisor
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Applications Deadline: Friday 15th March

We’re looking for an experienced hands-on customer focused Senior Food and Beverage Supervisor with a passion for food and a focus on exceptional service! Do you have the ability to supervise multiple outlets including food, beverage, and hospitality functions with a keen eye on product quality and customer service?

If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, read the full role profile here.

To apply, please fill in this Job Application Form and submit to: hr@wentworthwoodhouse.org.uk


Job Role: Catering Assistants x 3
Hours of Work: 1 x Full Time Role (37.5hours per week) 2 x Part Time Roles (16.5 hours per week)
Salary: £10.42 per hour
Applications Deadline: Friday 15th March

We’re also looking for three passionate Catering Assistants with a focus on exceptional service. This is an exciting opportunity to work within the food, beverage and hospitality outlets across the site here at Wentworth Woodhouse.

If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity, read the full role profile here.

To apply, please fill in this Job Application Form and submit to: hr@wentworthwoodhouse.org.uk


Our Volunteers

Wentworth Woodhouse simply could not survive without the work of our dedicated team of volunteers who give their time across a variety of roles from room stewarding and café welcome to events support and even film crew chaperoning!

People volunteer with us for all sorts of reasons: to give something back to the community, to develop new skills, and most importantly to spend time with like-minded people who care for the future of Wentworth Woodhouse, whilst make new friends along the way.

If you’re interested in finding out more about volunteering at Wentworth Woodhouse, please email our Volunteer Development Manager: alison@wentworthwoodhouse.org.uk.


Our Trustees

Meet our Board of Trustees, tasked with overseeing the regeneration and development of Wentworth Woodhouse.

Support Us

Find out how you can directly help to ensure the House’s survival for future generations…

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