The village of Wortley stands on the A629 road 9 miles from Sheffield and 6 miles from Barnsley in South Yorkshire. The postcode is S35 7DB.


The tower is accessed from inside the church. There is no external tower access.

There are 3 floors in the tower, the ringing room, clock room and bell chamber. All rooms are accessed by straight wooden ladders, but these are not vertical and not difficult to climb.

In order to ring at Wortley, you do need to get to the ringing room. It is reached by a straight wooden ladder which is quite long and can seem a bit daunting but is very sturdy (see photo). If you are planning a visit to Wortley to ring please bear this in mind.

The ringing room is well appointed with bench seating round the 4 walls, good LED lighting and 2 windows that can be opened for fresh air. As is traditional in ringing rooms, a supply of sweets and chocolates is usually available.

The ringing room is 4m square so visiting groups with large numbers of people may have to take turns to get to the ringing room.

Between the ringing chamber and the belfry is a clock room which houses the church clock and attenuates the sound, so the bells are a comfortable volume for the ringers.



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