Bolton Abbey strives to meet the needs of all visitors

Accessible areas

Where reasonably possible, the estate is accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Please see the information below when planning your visit.

TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE – Wheelchairs and Electric Mobility Scooters

Electric wheelchairs are available from 10am and 4pm between April and the end of October from the Cavendish Shop. Manual wheelchairs are also available from the Cavendish and Village Shop all year round. Pre-booking of both electric and manual wheelchairs is advisable to avoid disappointment.

To pre-book, please contact 01756 710663 (Cavendish Shop) for access to Strid Wood and 01756 710331 (Village shop) for access to the priory church.

Bolton Abbey Estate - Wheelchair access


There are designated disabled parking spaces in each estate car park for Blue Badge holders. The usual estate admission fee applies to Blue Badge holders.


There are adapted lavatories in each of our estate car parks.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome in the estate grounds and gift shops.