Bolton Abbey

  • General Enquiries
    Estate Office
    Bolton Abbey
    North Yorkshire
    BD23 6EX

General Enquiries

Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX
Telephone: 01756 718000


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Finding Bolton Abbey.

1Finding Us

Bolton Abbey
North Yorkshire
BD23 6EX

Bolton Abbey is located just off the A59 in between Skipton and Harrogate, easily accessible from major roads and railways. If you are using a satellite navigation system, please use the post code BD23 6EX. This brings you to Bolton Abbey village for access to Priory Church & ruins and walks to the riverside.
2Arriving by bus
  • North Yorkshire minibus service 74A from Ilkley and Grassington (Mondays and Wednesdays)
  • Pride of the Dales service 74 from Ilkley and Grassington (Saturdays)
  • DalesBus service 874 from Wakefield, Leeds, Otley and Ilkley (Sundays and Bank Holidays)
  • DalesBus service 873 from Ilkley, Bolton Abbey, Embsay and Skipton (Sundays and Bank Holidays)

All these services also stop at Bolton Bridge (Devonshire Arms), Bolton Abbey Village Green and Strid Wood.

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Visitors arriving on bus 74 to Bolton Abbey can alight at the Village Green, from here there is access by foot to the Priory Church & Ruins and wider estate.
For further information for bus services to Bolton Abbey please visit: North Yorkshire Travel

3Arriving by train
The closest National Network stations are Skipton or Ilkley. On arrival at these stations we advise you take a taxi to Bolton Abbey.
4Arriving by car

For satellite navigation follow BD23 6EX

7 miles from Skipton (10 minutes travel time)

17 miles from Harrogate (30 minutes travel time)

19 miles from Bradford (50 minutes travel time)

23 miles from Leeds (60 minutes travel time)

51 miles from Manchester (1 hour 30 minutes)

5Car parks

Bolton Abbey car park is closest to the Priory Church and Ruins and Stepping Stones.

For satellite navigation follow BD23 6EX

Riverside car park adjacent to the river Wharfe and designated barbeque area, close to the Cavendish Pavilion and entrance to Strid Wood. For satellite navigation BD23 6AN

Strid Wood car park at the northern end of the Estate. For satellite navigation follow BD23 6AN.

6Postcode route
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