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Bolsover Castle

Type:Castle

Castle Street
Bolsover
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
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Bolsover Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
General Admission£7.50 per child
General Admission£32.50 per family
General Admission£12.50 per adult
General Admission£11.30 per concession

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

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 (30 Mar 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Season (1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Season (1 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Season (27 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Thursday - Monday10:00 - 16:00
Season (2 Jan 2019 - 17 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Season (18 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
Season (23 Feb 2019 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* 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

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    596
  • Very Good
    371
  • Average
    95
  • Poor
    25
  • Terrible
    19

Recent Reviews:

  • IIFirecrackerII
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Much better than expected, magnificent views
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd February 2018
    My partner and I are both English Heritage members and we were in the area so thought we'd stop by for a stroll. Arrived just a couple of hours before closing but had enough time to go around every... Read full review
  • Ryan W
    Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 19th February 2018
    Visited Bolsover Castle for the day out and had a brilliant day. There is plenty to see within the grounds and with a free audio guide. It was definately worth it. This is a good day out for all the... Read full review
  • AliceAnn246
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great castle, lots to see
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th February 2018
    Enjoyed the castle and viewing the grounds. Lots to do in the castle and to see. Children loved the playground. Expensive tea, coffee and food. 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.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train staion Chesterfield 6 miles away.

Bus 82 or 83 from Chesterfield town centre, one each per hour.

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