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General information & Location

The Northern College is located approximately three miles from Barnsley, within the magnificent House of Wentworth Castle, which is a Grade 1 listed house of historical importance and also sits within the only Grade 1 Listed Parkland and Garden in South Yorkshire. The Garden contains the national collection of many varieties of rhododendron, camellia and magnolias. In May and June each year, their The House from the Gardendazzling blooms attract many visitors and provide a tranquil retreat during breaks from activities. With a high quality catering service, ample free car parking, childcare provision, on-site residential accommodation and free access to the wonderful gardens, the Northern College offers an excellent venue at competitive prices.

For further information about the surrounding area and Wentworth Castle can be found on our life@northern page Local Area & Wentworth Castle .

The College can be easily accessed from either J36 or J37 of the M1. Show Map or visit Find us for more detailed information

The College can accommodate up to 90 delegates for conferences and seminars in both Wentworth Castle and the Home Farm Conference Centre. Home FarmThese rooms include the Blue Room, Conference Room, and the Old Library, The Long Barn and St James' Hall. All rooms have OHP, Screen and Flip chart, TV/Video/DVD as standard equipment. All other audio/visual equipment is available through our advanced booking procedure and at no extra cost.

Within the magnificent Long Gallery in Wentworth Castle, the Library and Learning Resources Centre, previously known as The Long Gallery, combines a coveted traditional library atmosphere with state-of-the-art information technology infrastructure.

The Library is situated at the front of The House, overlooking the parkland, spanning the whole of the Baroque wing. Well worth a visit if only to see the splendour of this magnificent, majestic, marble pillared gallery.

Northern College
Wentworth Castle
Stainborough Barnsley
South Yorkshire S75 3ET
tel : 01226 776000
fax : 01226 776025
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The Northern College for Residential Adult Education Ltd is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 1339524.
Registered charity number 507245 - VAT Registration No: 183234078
Registered office: The Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Stainborough, Barnsley, S75 3ET
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