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Address: Menagerie House Park Drive | Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3EN, England
Phone Number:
+44 1226 776040
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10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Beautiful historic Gardens, open 10am - 5pm every day, with extensive deer...

Beautiful historic Gardens, open 10am - 5pm every day, with extensive deer park and unique wedding venue in Pennine Barnsley Stunning 50 acre Gardens with interest in every season, romantic follies and fabulous views out into the Pennines, plus miles of country paths to enjoy through our 500 acre deer park. Dogs welcome on short lead in deer park, but sorry not in the Gardens. Our Victorian conservatory now fully restored and open to visitors is occasionally closed for private functions, please check our website before setting out. Facilities include cafe, shop, adventure playground.

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Tea and farm visit

We always call in for tea and cake after a farm and playground visit. Large selection of cake and nice ice cream. Nice terrace outside in summer.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Derby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always call in for tea and cake after a farm and playground visit. Large selection of cake and nice ice cream. Nice terrace outside in summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely way to spend a few hours, walking through the gardens and the views from the tower are breath taking, will definitely go back in the summer

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens, walk, play area and castle ruins Needs to just have access to play area separate if they want repeat visits as too expensive for the whole thing everytime

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Darton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How are you gonna attempt to charge people £7 to walk through some gardens, Whos running this con? Frank Abignale Jnr?

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Wirral, Liverpool
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit we were rather disappointed not to be allowed into the castle/house as this was the main attraction (we presumed). It was a very rainy day but we braved the mud and walked all the way to some ruins at the top of the gardens. Great landscape, flowers starting to bloom, some lovely sights but the whole time... More 

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Thank Saz464
WentworthCastleTrust, Business Support Assistant at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The house actually belongs to Northern College which is a College of Further Education and this is the reason why it is not open to the public. The recently restored Victorian Glasshouse, Gardens/Castle folly and parklands are our main attraction. I will pass your lovely comments on regarding the staff and their exceptionally friendly... More 

East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called with family who had visited before - what a gem of a place this is with amazing garden walks with incredible views. Parkland walks with deer roaming free, really good children's playground, cafe, ample parking, reasonable admission charges. Well signposted from the M1

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Thank lmorgan2015
WentworthCastleTrust, Business Support Assistant at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed a grand day out in our gardens and parkland. More 

Rotherham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited before this fantastic house closes due to lack of funding. There is a choice of walks through the grounds we choose the garden walk. The grounds are well maintained with lovely borders and trees. You walk past the magnificent house and come to the 17th century greenhouse which has been restored to its former glory. There is a... More 

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WentworthCastleTrust, Business Support Assistant at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so please that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely walk around the flower displays you can buy so take some money. Animals for the children to see. And the cafe come restaurant food is lovely really lovely day out for the whole family.

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Thank you for your kind review. More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We just visited the gardens but it was a lovely walk in a surprising find we simply stumbled across it , next time I'm going to p,an better to give it more time

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WentworthCastleTrust, Business Support Assistant at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, we were pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. More 

Barnsley, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went for a walk with family as this was its last opening weekend. In summer you could easily spend 2-3 hours here. But it was freezing and we whipped round in 90mins. The conservatory is immaculate and we presented. Though the plants in it are sparse and clearly haven't been in long. The garden are very nice but some areas... More 

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WentworthCastleTrust, Business Support Assistant at Wentworth Castle Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, we hope you enjoyed your visit even though it was snowing. More 

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