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Bolton Abbey

Address: Tourism Department, Estate Office, Bolton Abbey BD23 6EX, England
Phone Number: 01756 718009
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Bentham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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

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Ossett, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a great place to walk along well marked paths. Walking is not difficult in general and the routes are way marked and of different lengths. Some included ascents which the infirm elderly may not manage. The views and scenery are spectacular for low level walks in particular the famous Strid. The cost to park in the Cavendish park... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
32 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Bolton Abbey and grounds is a delight to walk and enjoy no matter what season. The summer provides great space for family picnics and barbeques with paddling and ice creams. In Autumn the colours are magnificent and in winter the paths are dry and walkable for adults and children alike. The Pavilion has undergone refurbishment and is roomy and warm... More 

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Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Bolton Abbey is a fantastic place to visit, rain or shine... or even in the snow! The entrance fee, as some point out, is slightly more than you may pay elsewhere, but for the day you get in return, it is well worth it! My friends and I visit all year round and we never tire of the place. Truly... More 

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Bath
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Took friends here recently and we all agreed a beautiful place to walk, sit, have a picnic, a wedding etc. scenery stunning. There is even a little beach. We created an out door nature mandala in memory of a love one. Great time had by all.

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Scottish Borders
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93 reviews 93 reviews
46 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just a 20 minute drive through superb undulating hills and dales, rivers in fullness and everything so green. At last the Otley circle led us to the Abbey parking lot - not cheap - but this charge includes admission to the lovely cafeteria on the river. The Abby has a magnetic pull to all. To see inside the still working... More 

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Newcastle
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87 reviews 87 reviews
28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Called here as part of our Twixmas break with National Holidays. Unfortunately only had a couple of hours when we could have spent the day. The Church / Abbey is well worth a visit. Unfortunately we were not able due to time constraimts to explore the gounds and riverside walk. I guess we'll have to go back.

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Pudsey, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Just love this place, mind you so do loads of others from obvious walkers to family groups. This particular visit was to continue the family tradition of a Boxing Day walk to visit the 12 days of Christmas display. This is an annual event with enough variations to make it remain interesting. Because the main walk is paved / Tarmac... More 

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