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.

Wheelchairs and Electric Mobility Scooters

Pre-booked electric mobility scooters are available to hire between April and October from the Village or Cavendish Gift Shops. Manual wheelchairs are available all year round.
To pre-book, contact 01756 710663 for access to Strid Wood and 01756 710331 for access to the priory church daily between 10am and 4pm

Visitors using this facility are asked for a small donation towards the maintenance of the wheelchairs. Please note that the electric scooters are not permitted to go out in wet weather conditions.

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.

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