Bolton Abbey

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Bolton AbbeyBolton Abbey

Nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe, Bolton Abbey is Yorkshire’s best day out.Its landscape is the “jewel in the crown” of Yorkshire’s many landscapes, and the 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside boast over 80 miles of footpaths to walk and explore, providing something for all ages. From our ever changing events programme providing activities for children to fishing on the River Wharfe, you’ll find a host of activity awaiting you.Explore the ruins of the Priory and discover a landscape full of history and legend. Walk along the riverside, woodland and moorland paths and enjoy local produce in the excellent restaurants, tea rooms and cafes, treat yourself in the quality gift shops or simply relax beside the river with a picnic whilst the children play - Bolton Abbey has it all.Through the hole in the wall and into the grounds of the Priory ruins, you will soon realise you’re entering a special place. For a longer stay, why not try one of our exquisite hotels or unique holiday cottages.Bolton Abbey has been carefully managed by the Devonshire family since 1755, and remains the Yorkshire seat of the 12th Duke of Devonshire. The landscape at Bolton Abbey inspires, and has been admired in the past by artists such as Turner, Ruskin and Royle, as well as the poet Wordsworth. We hope you find it as inspiring as they did.

Author's Review

All of the attractions featured within this book are all special and have been chosen because of their visitor experience and value for money, many other things were taken into consideration however but visitor experience is the biggest. Bolton Abbey has visitor experience oozing from every acre and no matter which time of the year you visit, there is always something spectacular to be seen. But the Abbey isn't necessarily the star of the show. What makes this attraction so memorable is the whole village itself! This site is a walkers paradise with one day not being enough to see everything. Food also has a big part to play at Bolton Abbey, with everything from a old traditional English tearoom to a fine dining restaurant, despite a picnic being ideal here, I would suggest on thisoccasion leaving them at home, or if you love food, do both!

 

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