Families

Have been coming to Bolton Abbey for generations


Families visit time and time again to enjoy building sandcastles on the beach, paddling with their fishing nets, picnics and barbecues beside the river. Explore the enchanted woodlands and riverside path, play ball games or simply run around and burn off steam in the vast open spaces.

Family Events

From Easter Egg Hunts to Father Christmas, Welly Walk to Pumpkin Trail, many different and varied family events take place throughout the year.

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For regular visitors throughout the year, a Season Ticket is available so families can enjoy unlimited visits for £80.

Bolton Abbey 'I Spy'

Download your free I Spy card or collect a card from the Cavendish Shop. Spot the pictures on the card as you follow one of the trails around Strid Wood. Who will be the first to get four in a line?

Cards 1 & 2 ▸ Cards 3 & 4 ▸ Cards 5 & 6 ▸ Cards 7 & 8 ▸ Cards 9 & 10 ▸

I Spy has been created with Natural England as part of their One Million Children Outdoors Campaign. Natural England is working on a range of projects to encourage an interest in nature amongst children; helping them to enjoy the natural environment.

Find out more at www.naturalengland.org.uk

Treasure Huntzz

Discover Bolton Abbey's real world treasure hunt and tour guide. Download the free Huntzz app onto your smart phone. Let the app lead the way and start your journey of discovery.

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Welly Walk

23rd May to 1st November.

Tree climbing, tunnels, slides, bridges and beams, amazing fun, forget being clean! This is a challenging adventure trail with not all obstacles suitable for younger children. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times

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