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Knights’ Tournament at Bolsover Castle

Type:Historical Event

Castle Street
Bolsover
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
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Guide Prices

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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

Season (25 May 2019 - 27 May 2019)

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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  • Very Good
    422
  • Average
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  • Poor
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  • Terrible
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Recent Reviews:

  • Gillian S
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    excellent family day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th February 2019
    I visited Bolsover but not for the for the first time . It was a great fine sunny day but far from warm. There were stupendous views . We relied on personal knowledge of Bolsovers history durjng the... Read full review
  • mbetowler
    Wakefield, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Another Brilliant English Heritage Site!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th February 2019
    I've visited here once before and was really keen to visit again. Finally, after two years, I managed to make it back to this impressive site. The castle is up on a hill, with impressive views of... Read full review
  • Mark_BSurrey
    Guildford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Beautiful but needs more amenities
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th February 2019
    1. Not enough public toilets! Small restaurant, would do better with a bigger venue with greater choice. Easy to walk to from nearby Public Carpark in the town which is free! Very beautiful but you... Read full review

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