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Bolsover Castle

Type:Castle

Castle Street
Bolsover
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 1101 reviews1101 reviews
Bolsover Castle

Guide Prices

NON GIFT AID
Adult –10.20
Conc – 9.20
Child – 6.10
Family – 26.50

GIFT AID
Adult – 11.30
Conc – 10.20
Child – 6.80
Family – 29.40

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018
  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS VistEngland VAQAS 2016
  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016

Facilities

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments

Parking

  • Free Parking

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Opening Times

Season (2 Jan 2018 - 12 Feb 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed*
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Season (13 Feb 2018 - 17 Feb 2018)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Friday10:00 - 16:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Season (18 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed*
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
Season (27 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes

* Last admission one hour before closing. Part of the Castle may close for one hour if an event is booked. Please call to check.
24-26, 31 Dec & 1 Jan Closed

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    594
  • Very Good
    368
  • Average
    95
  • Poor
    25
  • Terrible
    19

Recent Reviews:

  • Louisa W
    Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing setting
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th January 2018
    The artwork, probably the most unique you will see in the country outside of the royal houses. The fire places incredible. Really natural. The setting on the hill is fabulous. We saw the indoor... Read full review
  • Adele W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great afternoon
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th January 2018
    Great place to visit with kids. The audio tour is actually an app on an iPod which really engaged our 7 year old. The site now has an adventure playground which the younger kids liked. Really nice... Read full review
  • yorkydonny
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fabulous visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 13th January 2018
    Visited here with grandaughter she loved it plenty of places for her to explore even a dress up box. Beautiful gardens with plenty of space to run about or sit and relax. The cafe was good with... 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.

Accessible by Public Transport: Chesterfield station is 4 miles away.

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