Opening Times

Bolton Abbey is open every day from 9am


Bolton Abbey is open every day over the Christmas period from 9am – 4pm (out gate closes at 6pm).

On Christmas Day, the car parks remain open but all the shops and cafes will be closed, the lavatories will also remain open.

Bolton Abbey and Riverside Car Park

Dates Grounds Open Last Admission Grounds Closed
To March 17 2019 9am 4pm 6pm
Mar 18 – May 31 9am 5:30pm 7pm
Jun 1 – Aug 31 9am 6pm 9pm
Sep 1 – Oct 18 9am 5:30pm 7pm
Oct 19 – Mar 16 2020 9am 4pm 6pm

Click here for opening hours of retail outlets.

Click here for opening hours of restaurants and cafes.

Grouse shooting will take place on Barden Moor and Barden Fell from 12th August to 14th December. These areas will not be closed when shooting takes place, and therefore visitors are very welcome to walk there.

Dogs are not permitted on Barden Moor and Barden Fell.

Barden Moor and Barden Fell may be closed during a sustained dry period due to risk of fire.