Wentworth Woodhouse (Wentworth) Reviews
Description:Wentworth Woodhouse is a country house near the village of Wentworth, in the vicinity of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, ... more
Newest Review: ... and George Stubbs was commissioned to paint a huge portrait of the horse in 1759. It now resides in the National Gallery in London. Incidentally, Whistlejacket's grave is just off the path past the house near Stable Block. To the north of the Marble Saloon is another huge room called the Long Gallery. This is about 130 feet long and once contained a huge collection of paintings and other ... more
Customer Wentworth Woodhouse (Wentworth) Reviews (3)
by - written on 17/05/09, updated on 17/05/09 (Very useful, 4806 readings)
Take a look at the picture above of Wentworth Woodhouse. Go on - click on it. I lived there! But more about that later....... First of all I will share a little information about this fabulous building. Wentworth Woodhouse is one of Britain's biggest stately homes covering 2.5 acres in the village of Wentworth near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. It is just 6 miles north of Sheffield. It is set in an impressive 150 acre estate. Now for some amazing statistics! The building itself contains over 365 rooms - one for every day of the year! It also has 1000 windows! It is so big that it is alleged that guests were once given confetti of ... Read the complete review
by - written on 19/11/08 (Very useful, 222 readings)
Since MickSheff has done such an amazing job of the house review and surrounding, I'll focus on the garden centre which is the best part of my visit. I went to Wentworth garden centre with friends who live nearby. We went one Sunday afternoon in autumn. As we both have small children this was a good time of year as the centre can get quite busy in the summer. As you arrive in their large car park you can't see much of what is to come. As you enter the centre you come into their outdoor plant area, this is a gardeners paradise with many variety's of plants and flowers, also other outdoor equipment like compost, pots, tubs and tools. Other out door ... Read the complete review
by - written on 30/10/07 (Very useful, 4344 readings)
The Wentworth Woodhouse estate lies just a few miles from where I live in South Yorkshire and it is surely one of the finest examples of a grand country house and estate in England. Sadly the house itself is privately owned and strictly out of bounds to the general public but the grounds themselves are open and these offer superb views of the house, which at over 600 feet (180 metres) long this is actually the widest house in England. THE HISTORY Thomas Watson-Wentworth, who later became the Earl of Malton, and then the Marquis of Rockingham, had much of the present day house built. This work began around 1725 although there was a much older ... Read the complete review
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