South Yorkshire Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens
Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens, Industrial Heritage attractions and museums (English Heritage / National Trust / others)
Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the South Yorkshire Attractions and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.
We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.
Brodsworth Hall - English Heritage - one of England’s most complete Victorian country houses, gardens restored to their 1860's hayday - Brodsworth, Doncaster - disabled access and facilities but with some restrictions please see the website
Conisborough Castle - 12th century keep complete with its restored roof and floors, 3 floors with wall-projected, larger than life characters who talk to visitors, a range of audio visuals - wheelchair access is restricted inside the keep please see the website
Portland Works - built in 1877, a listed building and one of the earliest surviving examples of an integrated metal trades complex, which in 1913 became the first place in the world to manufacture stainless steel cutlery, independent artists and craftsmen - we have no disabled access info for this site
Renishaw Hall - nr. Sheffield - owned by the Sitwell family since 1625, guided tours of the Hall, gardens, museum, vineyard, cafe, shop - accessible toilet and baby changing facilities next to the Gallery Cafe. A Wheelchair accessible route and map of the garden is available at the visitor centre, offer wheelchair and mobility scooter hire
Roche Abbey - Roche Abbey has one of the most complete ground plans of any English Cistercian monastery, laid out as excavated foundations, early Gothic architecture, in a valley landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown - Maltby, Rotherham - disabled access and facilities but with some restrictions please see the website
Wentworth Castle Gardens - 500 acres, beautiful gardens, deer park and National Collections of rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias - Stainborrough, nr Barnsley - disabled access and facilities but with some restrictions please see the website
Wentworth Woodhouse - largest privately-owned house in Europe, one of the finest and grandest Georgian houses in England, choice of 3 tours of hous / house & garden - we have no disabled access info for this site