Spectacular castle in Yorkshire offering fun family days out and a truly unique Wedding Venue in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
The Castle is now open for the 2014 season. We will be open daily 10am – 4pm from 15th February until Friday 4th April 2014, then open daily 10am-5pm from 5th April until 2nd November 2014.
Due to BBC filming taking place in February and March access to some parts of the Castle may be limited and our daily timetable may be subject to change during this time.
New for 2014
Exciting New Falconry Displays
Our flying displays will become even more spectacular this season as we welcome new birds to our flying team and move our display ground.
History to Go App
We will be introducing a new phone app which will allow you to explore the castle at your own pace with images, text, and audio for each room of the Castle as well as an introductory video showing how the castle might have looked when first completed.
New Children’s Illustrated Information boards
Colourful, educational and interesting new information boards for children will help them learn more about life in a medieval castle.
Bolton Castle provides a huge range of exciting things to do in Wensleydale, Yorkshire. From family days out to educational trips and historic tours you will find a raft of sights, sounds and smells which bring the castle to life and make for a truly memorable trip.
Bolton Castle is one of the country’s best preserved medieval castles; originally built as one of the finest and most luxurious homes in the land, the castle bears the scars of over 600 years of fascinating history. The castle is still in the private ownership of Lord Bolton, the direct descendant of the castle’s original owner Sir Richard le Scrope.
|10.30||Archery demonstration and Have a Go! (Courtyard)|
|11.00||Owl Display (Courtyard)|
|14.00||Flying Display (Garden)|
|15.00||Archery Demonstration and Have a Go! (Courtyard)|
|15.30||Owl Display (Courtyard)|
|16.00||Wild Boar Feeding (Boar Park)|
|Throughout the day we also have:|
|Trails, Childrens’ Costumes, Caligraphy, Medieval Games and Traditional Crafts|
|* In poor weather conditions the falcons may not be able to fly.|