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We are based in a grade 1 listed building, surrounded by over 500 acres of National Trust gardens and parkland. Book to stay with us for a well earned break and you're guaranteed somewhere that's special inside and out.

Aerial view of Northern College and Wentworth Castle Gardens

We have 24 en-suite bedrooms located in our beautiful and peaceful Home Farm Complex.

  • Each room has a TV, fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities.
  • There is also outdoor seating with a parasol.
  • The Farmhouse has two double rooms, a single room and a family room that sleeps four.
  • The Arch Barn has five single rooms and a shared kitchen.
  • Home Farm Cottages have 15 single rooms.
  • Bed and Breakfast is from £42 per person per night.
  • There is plenty to do at this beautiful location.

You may choose to explore the glorious surrounding gardens, woodland and parkland in South Yorkshire’s only grade 1 registered landscape.

You could also visit the beautiful Stainborough Castle and stunning Victorian Conservatory and have breakfast or lunch in the Long Barn Café at Wentworth Castle Gardens.

There is also the excellent Strafford Arms pub close by for lunch and dinner dining.

There are many additional local attractions to visit, including:

  • Yorkshire Sculpture Park (14 kms)
  • Locke Park (3 kms)
  • Worsborough Mill (3 kms)
  • Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre (4 kms)
  • Monk Bretton Priory (6 kms)
  • Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens (7 kms)
  • Cannon Hall Farm (7 kms)
  • Elsecar Heritage Centre (7.5 kms)
  • Wentworth Woodhouse (9.5 kms)
  • Kirklees Light Railway (10 kms)
  • Hoober Stand (10 kms).

You may also want to plan a nearby Trans Pennine trail during our stay.

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Why choose Northern College?


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Stay and study on-site with us

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Explore our gardens

We have acres of National Trust gardens and parkland to explore right outside our building.

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We’re Outstanding

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Our pass rates are excellent

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