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Wentworth Woodhouse and its follies
Introduction to Walk 2717

Photo from the walk - Wentworth Woodhouse and its follies

County/Area - South Yorkshire

Author - Peter Schofield

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 575 feet / 174 metres

Time - 4 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

Barnsley and Rotherham may not be amongst the first places to spring to mind when planning a walk. However the area has many attractive rural locations including one of the country's finest houses, Wentworth Woodhouse, which is passed on this walk. The house featured in the TV series The Country House Revealed which visited stately homes not open to the public. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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