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Wentworth Castle Gardens

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United Kingdom - Barnsley

Institution Code: WENTW

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Wentworth Castle Gardens
Barnsley M.B.C,Stainborough, BARNSLEY, South Yorkshire S75 3ET
United Kingdom

Telephone: 01226 776040
Fax: 0226 284308
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Unknown
    Curator's Name: C.J. Margrave
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Christopher Margrave
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
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About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1715
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 53.524922
    Longitude: -1.519734
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Number of Visitors: 5000
    Number of Volunteers: 45

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Rhododendron species & hybrids, Sorbus, Magnolia, Betula, Camellia, Meconopsis, Asiatic primulas, 'old' roses. Maintains a seed bank with medium-term storage capacity, containing 149 accessions, representing 149 species (1994 figures).

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