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Bolton Abbey

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Address: Estate Office Tourism Department, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 6EX, England
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US$ 52.71*
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Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Steam Trains Day Trip from York
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Wonderful winter walk

Had a lovely winter walk from Bolton Abbey to Barden bridge and back along the river pathway. Completely pushchair accessible. All paths are very well maintained with picnic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely winter walk from Bolton Abbey to Barden bridge and back along the river pathway. Completely pushchair accessible. All paths are very well maintained with picnic benches along the way. No litter and exceptionally well looked after Riverside/woodland walk. Well signposted and two cafes around the route. Highly recommend a visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great family day out today 3 hours to do the trail loads to see. Well maintained paths, bridges, under crossing, styles even a ford! As a young family we had a great day and spent 8 quid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk along the river Wharfe from old Bolton Bridge passing the Bolton Abbey, the Cavendish Pavilion where you can either go along the river to the Strid and the Barden bridge; or, you can turn right up to the hill and visit the Valley of Desolation and Simon's Seat. You will be amazed by the landscape beauty as well... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tranquillity at its best. A peaceful day out to relax, reflect and put the world to rights! Beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful day out that only the weather in England could make more magical. The Abbey (like most in England) is hauntingly beautiful and the river crossing stones were quite an added adventure. Get outside, get to the water, get to Bolton Abbey and get ready for over-Instagramming.

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Thank Spiritaneous
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. One of the first places I went to with my husband. Love returning for walks around here. Sights are stunning. Abbey is attractive. Can be quite busy but its a big enough place. Car parking is expensive though £8 per car!! The high walk isn't suitable for older people or children who can't walk far. The river... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a trip out to Bolton Abbey knowing that we would be touching the Dales so we had a feeling this place would be very scenic and picturesque. You can park your car, eat at the tea rooms or the Devonshire Arms (just down the road) and then take a nice walk to and along the river. It holds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked at the Abbey Tearoom car park and walked to Barden Bridge. We then walked up the valley of desolation which was beautiful. The walk to Barden bridge is a lovely walk along well laid out paths suitable for everyone with a reasonable level of fitness from young children to more elderly people. Lovely café or take a picnic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family Whilst visiting, what a stunning place with great walks... lots to see with stunning views a steam which you can choose to use the stepping stones to cross or a bridge.. take the adventure and don't slip...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We parked in the far car park past the Abbey near the cafe pavilion then took the walking path to the Abbey. I highly recommend the walk, it is absolutely beautiful. The walk is easy and many children and older people manage quite well. It took about 30min to reach the Abbey. Most people wear walking boots/shoes but we were... More 

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