Set in the village of Castle Bolton this Spectacular castle takes pride of place in the Wensleydale Landscape and offers a truly unique days out as well as a meeting and wedding venue in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
Bolton Castle provides a huge range of exciting things to do 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.
10.00 Castle opens
10.30 Archery demonstration and Have a Go! (Courtyard)
11.00 Hawk & Owl Display (Courtyard)
13.00 Falcon Display (Meet by Main Car Park Entrance)
14.45 Hawk & Owl Display (Courtyard)
15.15 Archery Demonstration and Have a Go! (Courtyard)
16.00 Falcon Display (Meet by Main Car Park Entrance)
17.00 Last Admission
17.30 Castle Closes
Throughout the day there is also trails, childrens’ costumes, caligraphy, medieval games and traditional crafts to try.
*(Please note this is subject to change and seasonal opening hours. In poor weather conditions the falcons may not be able to fly. Click here to check the latest information.)