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Bolsover Castle

Type:Historic House

Castle Street
Bolsover
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
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Bolsover Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.60 per adult
Adult Donation£13.90 per adult
Child (5-17 years)£7.60 per child
Child Donation£8.40 per child
Family (2 adults + 3 children)£32.80 per family
Family Donation£36.20 per family
Student / Over 65s£11.30 per concession
Student / Over 65s Donation£12.50 per concession

English Heritage members, child under 5 and overseas visitor pass - Free

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups
  • Guided tours for groups - Must be pre-booked

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Bolsover Castle is currently closed.

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2020
  • Excellent
    806
  • Very Good
    477
  • Average
    122
  • Poor
    33
  • Terrible
    27

Recent Reviews:

  • tarnharrison
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Enjoyable ghost walk
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 31st October 2020
    We visited in the day and then returned for the ghost walk in the evening. It is a lovely setting and atmospheric in the dark. We spent about an hour on each occasion, which was just about right. The... Read full review
  • wgeddert
    Lincoln, United Kingdom
    Amazing views
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st November 2020
    Amazing views from the castle. We visited on a cold wet day, so did not linger too much and regrettably have not had much chance to fully appreciate the outdoor areas. Maybe, compared to other... Read full review
  • Wolf15111963
    Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Dissatisfied
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st November 2020
    Myself wife and four children aged 3_10 years old went for the Spooktacular event costing £47 we only live 8 miles away there were people from Leeds Birmingham and London shortly after arriving it... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North (follow brown signs) Leave M1 motorway at junction 29A and take 1st exit off roundabout (Markham Road). At next roundabout take 3rd exit (Markham Lane). Follow road to next roundabout and take 3rd exit (Markham Lane). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (A632). Follow road for approx 1 mile and, at roundabout, take 2nd exit (A632). Follow road for just under a mile into Bolsover and take right turn (Castle Street, brown signpost for Castle). Follow road to left hand bend and Castle is on right. Car parking available close to Castle entrance. From South (follow brown signs) Leave M1 motorway at junction 29A and take 3rd exit off roundabout (Markham Road). Follow road under M1 and, at roundabout go straight on. At next roundabout take 3rd exit (Markham Lane), then follow route from North. From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway. At roundabout take 4th exit (M1 North). Leave M1 at next junction (29A), then follow route from South From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Follow road, going straight on at traffic lights, for about 1 mile and, at traffic lights (Royal Hospital) go straight on. Follow road, going straight on at mini roundabout, for approx 1¼ miles to traffic lights and go straight on. At roundabout take 3rd exit (A632). Follow road for just under a mile into Bolsover and take right turn (Castle Street, brown signpost for Castle). Follow road to left hand bend and Castle is on right. Car parking available close to Castle entrance.

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