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Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Fantastic site to visit, even if you are not an avid historian.

I must preface by saying that my father is not a massive historian. However, after visiting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Harrison1485
via mobile
Best facilities of any battlefield in England

Whether you are visiting the Bosworth area for recreation, holiday, entertain children, walk with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lordprotector
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Visitors to Bosworth Battlefield, whether they are schoolchildren, historians, leisure groups, families or leisure seeking day-trippers, can experience what this famous turning point in British history really meant. A great day out!
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Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre Ambion Lane, Sutton Cheney CV13 0AD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I must preface by saying that my father is not a massive historian. However, after visiting Bosworth, and particularly after participating in the Guided Tour with myself (priced excellently at £3) is not deeply fascinated by the period. I am an avid reader and Ricardian...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harrison1485
LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review following your recent visit to us at Bosworth Battlefield, it was pleasing to read your complimentary comments about our award-winning Exhibition and the Guided Walk with Eddie. As you enjoyed the Guided walk...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are visiting the Bosworth area for recreation, holiday, entertain children, walk with partner or friends or just walk the dog there are facilities here to enjoy. The heritage centre has facilities that cannot be matched at any other battlefield site. Plenty of parking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lordprotector
LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review following your visit to us over the weekend, I will make sure that the site staff see a copy of this review. Don't forget that your admission ticket to our award-winning Exhibition is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to break a trip from the north east back to Somerset - we were a little pressed for time so couldn't spend as long in the visitor centre as we normally would. This centre commemorates the battle that, arguably, changed the course...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paula Y
LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review of your visit to us yesterday, we will look at the signage on The Battlefield Trail to check that all is as it should be. Keep an eye on our website for details...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went few weeks past , lovely day attentive staff lots information from them ,not much see but use your imagination , and feel for those who fell ,had long walk round went to barn for refreshments lovely staff ,loved the the style ,if able take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank derek h
LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving a review following your visit to us recently, we do appreciate the feedback and I will pass your comments on re "themed nights in the Tithe Barn" to the Manager. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

OK, we had nice weather. That makes the outdoor walking fantastic. The visitor centre is great. We recommended you to spend a long time there first. If you like Game of Thrones or just History or modern business, its all here. The game, the throne,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carll630
LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review, I had not really seen the game of Thrones connection before, but hey I'm happy with that. Don't forget that your admission ticket allows unlimited return visits for 12 months from the date of purchase, so you'll be able...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Visited during half term with grandsons. The youngest at 8 years old is studying the Tudors at school so the visit was appropriate to his needs. Battlefield site is well signed with regular factual features on the one and a half mile tour to give...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5* review following your recent visit to us, it was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your time with us. In terms of the signage to the site I will pass this onto our Management Team...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this morning, Monday 29th October, and arrived at around 11am. There were myself and friend, and two 5year old sons. We paid £28 for a family ticket for entry to the exhibition. We also paid £2.50 to park. The "battlefield" (it's not the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review of your visit to us yesterday, it certainly look as though you made the most of your time with us. As you say your admission ticket allows unlimited visits for 12 months from...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

There are several guided walks - we chose the 3.5 hrs walk In the Footsteps of Richard III Remember to take gloves & a hat & windproof jacket & walking boots - it goes over muddy fields! & a few styles. The guides were very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thank you for leaving such a good review following your Guided Walk yesterday, I will make sure that Eddie and Francis see a copy. Don't forget that you can keep up to date with all our events via the "What's On" page of our website....More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

Visit here frequently for a bit of fresh air and a cornish pasty. Good cafe and gift shop, not been insied the history tour. Seasonal picture hunts are fun for kids, Ive hidden a photo of the pop star Mickey Rourke in the grounds. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Thanks for the 5* review, not sure that we've found your Mickey Rourke photo yet, but we'll keep searching! Regards Mark

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Bosworth Heritage Centre as a break in our journey North. Took up the option of a guided tour as recommended from previous reviews. A very interesting walk off just under 2 hours with a very knowledgable, funny and friendly tour guide. The exhibition...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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LCC_HeritageService, Engagement Officer at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre and Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your visit to us yesterday, it was pleasing to read that you enjoyed both the Guided walk and our award-winning Exhibition - don't forget that your admission ticket allows unlimited access for 12 months...More

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Richard1485
June 24, 2017|
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Response from LCC_HeritageService | Property representative |
Hi there - Ambion village was taken down a few years back as it was becoming unsafe. We are looking at what we can do to provide something similar, once we identify the appropriate funding stream
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Raymond N
April 11, 2017|
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Hi there - if you really want to get the most out of a visit to Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, the King Richard III Visitor Centre and Leicester cathedral, I would recommend that you do this over 2 days. The Go... More
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dianne146
February 3, 2017|
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Hi there - tickets for our Anniversary Battle Event should be available via our website shortly, so keep an eye out We look forward to welcoming you to Bosworth Battlefield Regards Mark Engagement Officer
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