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Head Gardener Scott reveals the secrets of the gardens at Wentworth Woodhouse

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Guided tours of the Wentworth Woodhouse gardens have sprung into life again.

The Rotherham stately home has been welcoming visitors to its gardens since July 4.

Now there are two fascinating experiences to choose from which have been re-launched following Government Covid-19 guidelines. Each enables visitors to learn about the history of the gardens and how they came to be, and discover the huge effort to restore them.

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Both tours start at the Stables and take in the Camellia House, Ice House, ha-ha,Terrace and West Front and all tour tickets also give free all-day access to the gardens, where food and drink is available.

Head Gardener Scott Jamieson is leading 90-minute tours on four dates in August. Scott is transforming the grounds of Wentworth Woodhouse with patience, dedication and passion.

Expect to see the summer garden in full bloom, discover some hidden features and pick up some gardening and landscaping tips from Scott along the way.

Head Gardener tours run at 10.30am and 1.30pm on Friday August 7, Thursday August 13, Friday August 21 and Friday August 28.

Prices: adults £25, under 16s £12.50. National Trust members receive a 50 per cent discount.

Hour-long standard guided garden tours run at 11am every Wednesday to Sunday in August and September.

Prices: adults £15, under 16s £7.50. Discounted prices for National Trust members: adult £10, child £5.

It’s free for under fives and carers on both tours.

Bookings can be made here.

Images: WWPT

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Tom Austen
Tom grew up in Aston, Rotherham and studied Human Geography at Nottingham Trent University before developing a passion for promoting Rotherham and a nose for a good story.

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