Vis­it­ing Went­worth to­day

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For Went­worth Wood­house tours: www.went­worth­wood­house.co.uk

You can also visit a num­ber of fol­lies built by the fam­ily in and around Went­worth Wood­house Park: Hoober Stand: open Sun­day af­ter­noons from Spring Bank Hol­i­day un­til end of Septem­ber. The Rock­ing­ham Mau­soleum: open Sun­day af­ter­noons from Spring Bank Hol­i­day un­til end of Au­gust.

Went­worth Gar­den Cen­tre is set in the for­mer Kitchen, Ital­ian and Ja­panese gar­dens of Went­worth Wood­house. Fea­tures in­clude The Bear Pit and a beau­ti­ful rock gar­den. Open daily: www.went­worth­gar­den­cen­tre.co.uk

The Chan­cel and North Chapel of Went­worth Old Church, dat­ing back to me­dieval times, re­main. Mon­u­ments to gen­er­a­tions of the Went­worth fam­ily and the Fitzwilliam fam­ily vault can be seen there. To visit see www.vis­itchurches.org.uk . Went­worth New Church still serves the parish to­day.

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