The countryside arround Wortley varies from wooded valleys to farmland and moorland. There is an extensive network of Footpaths and Bridlepaths around Wortley,  Including the Transpennine Trail. The village has one Pub (The Wortley Arms), one Stately Home (Wortley Hall) and the award winning Wortley Men's Club (Private Members Club, well behaved visitors are welcome).