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Bolton Castle

Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4ET

A family home built within the walls of a defensive fortress, partially 'slighted' by Cromwell's men during a Civil War siege.

Bolton Castle

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  • Free for members
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Charged parking
  • Parkland / open spaces
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  • Admission
  • Group Visits
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Bolton Castle in Wensleydale provides a huge range of exciting things to do in Yorkshire.

From family days out to educational trips and historic tours you will find a raft of sights, sounds and smells which bring the castle to life and make for a truly memorable trip.

Bolton Castle is one of the country’s best preserved medieval castles; originally built as one of the finest and most luxurious homes in the land, the castle bears the scars of over 600 years of fascinating history.

The castle is still in the private ownership of Lord Bolton, the direct descendant of the castle’s original owner Sir Richard le Scrope.

Please check the website for further information, admission times and details about special events.

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