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Bolsover Castle

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Address: Castle Street, Bolsover S44 6PR, England
Phone Number: +44 370 333 1181

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Great castle!

We have visited Bolsolver Castle many times and it's always a great visit! Great views and a well maintained castle. The children love the play area and the wetherspoons pub next... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have visited Bolsolver Castle many times and it's always a great visit! Great views and a well maintained castle. The children love the play area and the wetherspoons pub next door is good too!!

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful castle and grounds Spent a lovely few hours here with my family (2 adults, a teen and a 7yo) Great wooden playground Beautiful large tree that provided us with shade for our picnic Lovely castle, lots of steps, beautiful views across Derbyshire. Whilst we visited there was a massive thunder storm which was amazing. Toilets were ok. Parking outside... More 

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Locks Heath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We had a great trip to Bolsover Castle and were lucky to see menage in the riding area. The castle is set in lovely grounds and provides fantastic views over the countryside as well. While there is part of the castle that is a ruin the main accommodation area is fantastic. There is a very good shop and cafe as... More 

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rotherham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We went to Bolsover castle to watch the medieval siege. The re-enactment was brilliant. There were several stalls selling various things and the vendors were incredibly knowledgable. The crystal man in particular definitely knew his chemistry and was fantastic in his explanation to my 9 and 12 year olds. We went using our english heritage membership but it still cost... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic day here recently, brilliant castle, great facilities, very helpful staff and photo opportunities at every turn, lots of history and lots to see.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visited Bolsover Castle 29/6/15 it made an interesting day out and being a member of English Heritage it didn't cost to get in. We didn't have Susan with us but we always view an attraction with wheel chair in mind. A nice visitor centre with friendly staff, There was then a lot to look round before you found any steps,then... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very interesting castle, a mixture of old and older, ruined and restored. Nice grounds and wonderful views. Really hard to sum up in words how special it is - do go and visit!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Far too pricey for what was on offer. £10.80 entrance fee, then a further £2.00 to see a 20min horse show (Which was worth £2, it was good) then a guide book at £3.99 or a virtual tour guide to buy. If you didn't buy the tour guide or virtual guide you'd be lost. There were no signposts or info... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Extremely interesting castle, from both historical and architectural perspectives. It is a typical English Heritage site with shop and cafe. Get the audioguide or written guide to fully appreciate the history and building. View the website before visiting to better understand the history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My sister and I visited Bolsover Castle last Friday. It was brilliant, a mix of ruins and restored castle. We were lucky enough to have Karl a volunteer there to give us a tour, his mix of knowledge, enthusiasm and humour really brought it to life. Well worth a visit.

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Address: Address: Castle Street, Bolsover S44 6PR, England
Phone Number: +44 370 333 1181
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Bolsover

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