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Address: Tourism Department, Estate Office, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EX, England
Phone Number: 01756 718009
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Brilliant day out

It poured down all day but we still had a great day. Firstly we were pleased to find the parking fee of £8 included entry for us all. The kids had a brilliant time tackling the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It poured down all day but we still had a great day. Firstly we were pleased to find the parking fee of £8 included entry for us all. The kids had a brilliant time tackling the obstacles on the welly walk and my eldest (4) took part in the tree climbing activity. The staff were very helpful and supportive and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We paid £8 to get in here, enjoyed a nice walk down to the abbey and then decided to get something to eat. Unfortunately the cafe was closed for a private event leaving us to only be able to have a drink in the rain. I would rate it better if I the cafe was open but £8 for a... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Bolton Abbey is simply stunning. Basically it's just a few fields with a river in it, but in reality it is one of the most scenic places I have ever visited. The ruined Abbey is breath-taking and the views across the river are wonderful. There is a welly walk for kids where they can get wet and muddy, and ample... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

You can BBQ at the site by the Cavendish Pavilion and along by the river towards Bolton Priory.Yes parking seems expensive at £8,but you can move between the other 3 car parks during the day,so if you have a disabled person or younger children who are not so keen of walking you can move around the estate to look around.At... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a amazing place to visit with lots of open space for all ages to enjoy. Beautiful ruins to visit,shore line on river for paddling in,picnic areas,lots of space for children to play ball games or run free. Dogs allowed on a lead. Tea rooms and ice cream. £8 entrance fee,great value were you can spend a full day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You'll find a lot of people stating that parking is expensive (£8) however, this isn't just for one location but gives you access to all other car parks in a small network of attractions. My GF and her family visited the Strid and Bolton Abbey. The Strid is located further down the road towards Burnsall from Bolton Abbey. It's worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Arrange for some sunshine and enjoy this beautiful location. We enjoyed the riverside walk from the Cavendish Pavilion to the priory, and it's a great way to approach the main site. There's some beautiful stained glass in the church, it looks brilliant with the sunlight shining through it. Yes, it's £8 to park a car, so fill the car with... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

recently my family visited Bolton abbey, we took the children and the dog on 'the wellie walk' which was great fun. there were lots of people there enjoying BBQ s! The footpaths are very well maintained, the paths are also accessable to wheelchairs. the abbey is very beautiful and interesting.

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Eyam, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Haven't been for a few years and came to escape the kids on this occasion but saying how much they would love it. We did everything we could as kids (everything you want to do with the kids but are too busy doing a dynamic risk assessment!). We bought ourselves drinks in the car park and read information boards about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A must for families and couples.What an amazing place, first we explored the ruins of the Abbey also spent some quite time in the Abbey it self. Purchased some card from inside the Abbey you put your money in an honesty box. After leaving the ruins we walked across the bridge over the river but if you were game you... More 

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Address: Tourism Department, Estate Office, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EX, England
Phone Number: 01756 718009
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