Tours

Wentworth Woodhouse is now open to the public after being closed and a private residence for over 25 years. Pre-Booked guided tours of the State rooms and the gardens behind the house with views of the West Front are now available. We also have a Tea Room in the House, where you can buy Tea/Coffee and light refreshments like cake and biscuits.

We are currently running four different tours.

Please scroll to the bottom of this section and open the diary for future dates.

Wentworth Tour

£10 per person

Strafford Tour

£15 per person

Fitzwilliam Tour

£25 per person, £20 per person (November – March / No Garden Tour included until April)

Next available dates
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  • March 28, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
  • April 4, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
  • April 12, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
  • April 22, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
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Next available dates
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  • March 28, 2017 12:30 pmStrafford Tour
  • April 4, 2017 12:30 pmStrafford Tour
  • April 7, 2017 10:30 amStrafford Tour
  • April 11, 2017 10:30 amStrafford Tour
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Next available dates
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  • March 28, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
  • March 29, 2017 11:00 amFitzwilliam Tour
  • March 29, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
  • April 3, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
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Highlights include:

  • Marble Saloon
  • Pillared Hall
  • Whistlejacket Room
  • Van Dyke Room
  • Chapel

The Starter Tour, taking in the major highlights of the East Front.

Highlights include:

  • As Wentworth Tour plus…
  • Oak Staircase
  • Old Hall/Billiard Room
  • Yellow Bedroom
  • Yellow Dressing Room

As the Wentworth Tour plus rooms associated with Thomas Wentworth 1st Earl of Strafford.

Highlights include:

  • As Strafford Tour plus…
  • Well Bedroom
  • Chinese Bedroom
  • Chinese Dressing Room
  • Garden Tour

The full experience. Includes the biggest house tour that we can currently offer you, plus 57 acres of our private gardens.

THREE NEW TOURS FOR 2015

Clifford Tour

£15 per person

4th Earl Tour

COMING SOON

Village Tour

COMING SOON


Next available dates
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  • April 7, 2017 12:30 pmClifford Tour
  • April 11, 2017 12:30 pmClifford Tour
  • April 20, 2017 12:30 pmClifford Tour
  • April 30, 2017 12:30 pmClifford Tour
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For the first time ever some of the private apartments occupied by the Fitzwilliam’s and later families at Wentworth Woodhouse will be open to visitors!

  • Library Stairs
  • Long Gallery
  • Green Dining Room
  • West Entrance Hall
  • Chintz Suite
  • Lady Fitzwilliam’s Boudoir
  • Lady Fitzwilliam’s Bedroom
  • Lady Fitzwilliam’s Bathroom
  • Earl Fitzwilliam’s Bedroom

This tour focuses on William Wentworth-Fitzwilliam, the 4th Earl Fitzwilliam, styled Viscount Milton until 1756, who inherited the estates of his uncle Charles Watson-Wentworth in 1782.

  • Oak staircase
  • 4th Earls Private Room, Dressing Room, & Closet (these rooms were occupied by the principal of Lady Mabel College)
  • 4th Earls Bedroom
  • Lord and Lady Milton’s Bedroom
  • Lady Milton’s Dressing Room
  • Lobby
  • Lady Milton’s Boudoir
  • Viscount Milton’s Dressing Room
  • Green Nursery
  • Ladies Maid’s Room
  • Exit down the Library Staircase

Details coming soon

Booking information

To book tickets please either click the required date above & follow the link, click here to email us, or phone us on (01226) 351161 or (01226) 749639. Office hours are currently 9.00am to 4.30pm (Monday – Thursday) and 9.00am to 3.30pm (Friday)

Please note all tours must be pre booked through our tours office or web site.

Just to make you aware that tour tickets are non refundable once paid for, but if you give us at least 5 days notice, we will try and transfer the booking for you to another date.

For group bookings of around 20 people or more, you can secure a tour slot for just your group to visit. Please contact us via email or phone us on 01226 351161 / 01226 749639 to discuss all the options available.

If for any reason we have to cancel any of our tours, we will do so by giving you as much notice as possible and then offering you an alternative date or a refund.

We currently have limited disabled access, but we are working on improving our facilities, we do have disabled toilets available. People do need to climb staircases on any of the tours and there are currently no lifts in the house.

Car parking is free and is on the main front lawn of the house.

Please also note that no photography is allowed inside the house !!!

Please browse the calendar below for other available dates.

Tour key

  – Wentworth tour: £10 per person

  – Strafford tour: £15 per person

  – Fitzwilliam tour: £25 per person / £20 November-March

  – Clifford tour: £15 per person

  – 4th Earl tour: Coming soon!

  – Village tour: Coming soon!

Browse months below, click on available dates for further information.

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For further information about house tours please see the FAQ section below, or use the details above to contact us.

Tour FAQs

What other tour dates are available?

Please browse the calendar above for available tour dates. Other dates will be added to this calendar as tours becomes available.

Private tours are available for large groups, for details about private tours or other booking information please use our contact form, email us at tours@wentworthwoodhouse.co.uk, or phone us on (01226) 351161.

When are the next available tours?

Tours are currently being booked approximately 2 months in advance. Next available tours are:

Next available dates
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  • March 28, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
  • April 4, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
  • April 12, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
  • April 22, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
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Next available dates
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  • March 28, 2017 12:30 pmStrafford Tour
  • April 4, 2017 12:30 pmStrafford Tour
  • April 7, 2017 10:30 amStrafford Tour
  • April 11, 2017 10:30 amStrafford Tour
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Next available dates
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  • March 28, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
  • March 29, 2017 11:00 amFitzwilliam Tour
  • March 29, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
  • April 3, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
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Click the required date for further details, including a link to enquire about tickets.

  – Wentworth tour: £10 per person, approximately 1 hr

  – Strafford tour: £15 per person, approximately 1 hr 15 mins

  – Fitzwilliam tour: £25 per person, approximately 2 hr 15 mins

How much are the tours?

We are running three types of tours:-

  • Wentworth House Tour £10 – this incorporates approx. 12 rooms in the centre portion of the East Front.
  • Strafford Tour Extended House Tour £15 – this incorporates approx. 15 rooms including rooms from the oldest part of the house.
  • Fitzwilliam Tour £25 – the ultimate experience incorporating all the above and a walk through the Gardens and finishing outside the West Front. Please note this tour includes over a mile of walking, approx. 20 rooms, three stair cases and three corridors.

Are you offering garden tours?

The Fitzwilliam Tour includes a guided walk around the private gardens overlooking the west front.

We will be offering dedicated garden tours, as well as other events in the garden at various points in the future. The site will be updated once further details are available, check our events page here for details on other events when they become available.

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    • March 28, 2017 11:00 amWentworth Tour
    • March 28, 2017 12:30 pmStrafford Tour
    • March 28, 2017 2:00 pmFitzwilliam Tour
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    • March 31, 2017 6:30 pmThurnscoe Harmonic Male Voice Choir
    • April 16, 2017Easter at Wentworth Woodhouse
    • May 6, 2017Artisan Food Fayre at Wentworth Woodhouse
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