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Bolsover Castle

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We called in with the family on our way back from a mini break down south. Even though it was a... read more

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Jimmyposhfan
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We always enjoy visiting Bolsover castle, plenty to see and do plus some fantastic views of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tudgreen
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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With spectacular views over Derbyshire, the fairy-tale Stuart mansion, Bolsover Castle, was designed to entertain and impress. Its reputation for revelry lives on as we now entertain you and your family. Wander the lavish rooms of the Little Castle...more
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Bolsover Castle Castle Bungalows Castle Street, Bolsover S44 6PR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We called in with the family on our way back from a mini break down south. Even though it was a glorious Easter Sunday weather wise it never got too busy. Really nice place for a wander and the castle itself is a great place...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We always enjoy visiting Bolsover castle, plenty to see and do plus some fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Great place for a picnic so long as you have the weather.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tudgreen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We brought the grand-children to enjoy the Dragon Egg hunt which is running over the Easter period. Lots to do and see in the castle grounds, with a special treat for the kids that complete the treasure hunt layed out around the grounds and house....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely day to spend our day, sun came out for us and thats a bonus👍😁 castle was amazing, kids enjoyed running around whilst adults spent mostly doing selfie 😂😂#picturesque ❤️❤️❤️

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank irenefchan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for a walk round with kids of any age, this is a place of historical interest. Whilst the audio tours are good, I do think it would be good to have more ‘plaques’ about the different and many rooms (maybe it’s just me...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is high on a hill with wonderful views all round. I particularly liked the walk around the top of the walls. The building is very solidly built although roofless in parts and without any furnishings. The ground floor areas have good information about...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Joan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off at Bolsover Castle to break our journey from Plymouth to York and as English Heritage members, it was a good place to do so. Not the biggest of sites but that isn’t a criticism as that suited us. The kids enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant visit. Great if you're into history and a great day out with excellent items in the shop. We bought a replica historical sword from here too

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChloeHoward44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy our visits here, but it was even better today as we watched the Cavalier Horses being put through their dressage paces. Catch them if you can - every weekend over the summer

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank barb2601
Reviewed 1 week ago

The places I could access were very interesting, however ,many of the Coach Party (who had some disabilities )only had access to a small percentage of the site. The Parents with young children seemed to be having a great time. My only regret was that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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WilliamG3245
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Response from Gaynor S | Reviewed this property |
U could not take a dog on fright night, there are loud bangs
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Richard P
April 17, 2018|
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Response from iana893 | Reviewed this property |
There's a large car park across from the castle. It has a couple of bays for coaches. Contact Bolsover District Council for more info.
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