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Bolton Abbey

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Address: Tourism Department, Estate Office, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EX, England
Phone Number: 01756 718009
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wahtver the weather, just go!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

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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rotherham
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I had driven past Bolton Abbey and was amazed at it's beauty. I decided to take a trip with my son. Unfortunately the weather was against us as it was cold & raining hard. We braved the elements, we were rewarded with fantastic views & tranquil silence. The ruins are beautiful it has an amazing feeling to it. You can... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

what a lovely place, Picturesque and how England should be noted for. stunning views and walks and good old fashioned fresh air. Will be back in the warmer weather for a picnic by the river, brilliant

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a place everyone should visit. Beautiful historic place. Access is easy and area offers short and relaxing walks.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Excellent walk through the grounds and along the side of the River Wharf One side of the river is for the more active and adventurous. The other is more accessible for those who don't like hills

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Called today and observed one senior staff member sneezing all over the clean forks and then adding one to the pile after picking it up off the floor without cleaning it!!! I hope they have been cleaned before we visit again .

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Bentham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The most beautiful wooded river valley. It can get very crowded on summer weekends and car parking isn't cheap, but it's a lovely day out for people of all ages.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

After a 3 hour drive we arrived at the car park. We asked the lady in the kiosk for advise for disabled parking and which routes were accessible to an electric wheelchair. After a vague discussion we set off to the Abby, over a busy road on a blind corner to the enterance through the wall n down steps for... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

this place is set in a wide valley in wharfdale - stunning area for walking, cycling(mountain bikes)

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