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Fascinating Facts

Wentworth Woodhouse is currently owned and managed by the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, who purchased the house in March 2017. The surrounding land within the Park, historically part of a single estate, continues to be owned by the Fitzwilliam (Wentworth) … Continue reading

People of Wentworth Woodhouse

The history of Wentworth Village is inextricably linked with the history of a great aristocratic family – the Wentworth’s, Watson’s and Fitzwilliam family – who lived at Wentworth Woodhouse for generations. Only recently, following the death of the 10th & … Continue reading


Wentworth Woodhouse, standing in a park of 250 acres and with its East Front of 615 feet and its courts and buildings covering three acres or more of ground, was ranked as perhaps the very largest of the country palaces … Continue reading
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