Wentworth Castle Gardens lies between the villages of Stainborough and Hood Green, near Barnsley, about 2 miles from Junction 37 of the M1.

By Car from the M1

Please exit the motorway at Junction 37 towards Barnsley and following the brown signs to Wentworth Castle, following the map below. Sat Nav users please use post code S75 3EN which will bring you to our visitors’ car park via Park Drive.

NB Please take care crossing the final cross roads before you reach the estate at Stainborough.

By Car from Penistone / Huddersfield / Manchester

Follow the A628 through Silkstone and Dodworth until you reach Junction 37 of the M1, then follow the instructions above.


Image of directions to Wentoworth Castle - Barnsley

Please note :  Despite the similarity in name, we are not in Wentworth village, Rotherham. – Wentworth Woodhouse was a rival family estate!

By Rail or Coach

Nearest train station is Barnsley Interchange (3 miles), and the nearest local station is at Dodworth (1.5 miles)

By Bus

Services 23, 23A and 24 from Barnsley Interchange to Penistone, Stocksbridge and Denby Dale run along Lowe Lane to the site. click here to visit the Traveline website


The Trans Pennine Trail runs just 1/4 mile from the Stainborough gateway to the estate.  Cyclists (even muddy ones!) always find a warm welcome at our cafe.

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