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Bolton Abbey

Tourism Department, Estate Office, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EX, England
01756 718009
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This has to be one of the best family days out, they charge per car, rather than per person, and at £7/car, this was the cheapest day out. If you like your history, this is well laid out, plenty of information, well maintained, and easily navigated. Your tickets lets you have entry to a further site up the road where... More

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East Yorkshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The Abbey is nice to visit on a good summer’s day (not at other times) as it sits in pleasant and extensive grounds which are great for relaxing and maybe a picnic. There are plenty of scenic walks for the more energetic but I suggest you plan your visit beforehand as the just turning up leaves you perplexed about where... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great day out helped by gorgeous weather, incredible history, fantastic church, lovely walks by the river and excellent refreshments, everything for a beautiful day out, a must do but needs good weather!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Visited Bolton abbey today with my wife and little one. Great spot for a picnic or just a walk. The scenery is absolutely stunning. And they kids have fun on the stepping stones

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Leeds
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17 reviews 17 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Just spent an afternoon at Bolton Abbey. The grounds are well kept and stunning. It's lovely to have a picnic or a BBQ in the sun. It's definitely worth a visit.

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Tipperary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited Bolton Abbey last about 15 years ago. We did not then have to pay to park our car but this time we were shaken down for £7. In the half term when the kids are off school the charge goes up to £8! How avaricious the aristos have become and this lots not really aristo at all, just... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful abbey, but thats about as far as I could take my wife who was in a wheelchair. The £7 parking charge all in all wasn't really worth the cost. That said at least we could park down by the abbey.

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manchester
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84 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

spent a few hours here last week walking the grounds which are very well laid out. The charge is worth it and the whole place was very child friendly and challenging.

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Leeds
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I went with a large group of friends and children aged 2- 12years. We all had a wonderful day, we parked at the 2nd car park near the river and did the wellie walk which took about 2hours to complete with lots of fun activities for the children on the way. There was a fete on near the Ruins, which... More

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merseyside
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely large grounds so , can get away from people for a while. Fair price for car park, abbey isn't that big, but the grounds if you like walking are great. For us were a couple who love walking, so was nice as a change, not spoilt just nature outdoors. Any activities we did find we're for the older child... More

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