A STATELY home’s gardens are set to reopen having been closed to the public since March.

On July 4, Wentworth Woodhouse will welcome visitors back after a spell of closure during the coronavirus outbreak.

But now that government advice allows people to enjoy the outdoors together again, Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust has worked on ways of welcoming outdoor visitors back safely.

Tickets sales maintain social distancing by allowing people to enter the gardens in 30-minute time slots to avoid queues.

Visitors can roam freely and picnic, or follow a visitor’s route which begins with a mini trip through the stables to see other famous landmarks from the house.

Sarah McLeod, from the trust, said: “We are really excited to welcome people back to Wentworth Woodhouse.

“It is going to take longer for us to open the house again, but we are giving supporters endless reasons to head to our gardens with lots of fun, family outdoor events planned right through until the end of summer.”

Gardens will open at 10am and close at 6pm, with last entry at 5pm, Thursday to Sunday.