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Address: Tourism Department, Estate Office, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EX, England
Phone Number: 01756 718009
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If I lived here I would never be out of it!

Wonderfully scenic place, perfect for short strolls or long walks. Very well maintained. Not sure why another reviewer has complained about the £8 price - it is per car and you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderfully scenic place, perfect for short strolls or long walks. Very well maintained. Not sure why another reviewer has complained about the £8 price - it is per car and you can venture all over the estate and park in all of the car parks. There were two of us, I consider £4 each to be a bit of a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Bolton Abbey is a beautiful area with plenty to see, good walks up to the Strid and good facilities, however the ridiculous £8.00 single car park charge, which has been extended to all other car parks in the area, is pure greed and means that neither me or any of my family will go back.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Plenty to see and do - Super village, Abbey ruins, church and fabulous walks. The setting is superb. Food and drinks at the eateries excellent. The whole estate is very well maintained and a real pleasure to see. No entry fees, only the car parking to pay for, which covers you for the three car parks - so £8 well... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

A wonderful day out. We enjoyed a family barbecue in the barbecue area and then went for a long walk along the streams, scenic woodlands and Bolton abbey ruins. There is a very good tea room and good toilet facilities. A lovely day out or weekend away, I can't think of anything negative to say about the Yorkshire dales. It... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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80 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Extensive Parking for the Abbey Ruins are at the back of the shop, café in the centre of the village. Car park charges apply. Lovely walk down a well laid out footpath through the archway. A lovely day out for all, families, walkers or those that want a change of scenery and fresh air. Consider bringing a picnic and stay... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is an excellent day out either for families or couples or if by yourself.There are plenty of different walks of varing lenghts and abilities.There are paths for disabled chairs which take you right by the river.The views vary depending on which path is taken and there are plenty of photo opporunities. The car park is large, but can get... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lovely crisp Winter day for a long overdue return visit to Bolton Abbey and it's lovely parklands. We opted for the woodland walk today, and it didn't disappoint. Well marked paths, surprisingly mud free, both along the river and up into the woods high above the Strid. This was in full spate and is a truly magnificent if very dangerous... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

No visit to this part of Yorkshire is complete without a trip to Bolton Abbey. Whether it's just walking the dog, taking the children to one of their seasonal walks (Christmas, Halloween are ones we have done) or paddling in the water with a picnic in the Summer, Bolton Abbey has something to offer all year round! It's peaceful, beautiful... More 

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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It's beautiful at Bolton Abbey whatever the time of year, obviously busy in the summer but I love to come up here in the cooler seasons. The walks can be strenuous or gentle, the colour of the river changes from a peaty brown to reflective in sunlight. Watch the intrepid ones cross the river on the wonky stepping stones and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

We visited here at half term and thought it was beautiful. The ruins are amazing and the walks around the grounds are fantastic and quite breathtaking. We would love to go again in the summer and take a picnic.

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