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.

Electric Mobility Scooters

Electric wheelchairs are available to hire twice daily from 10am and 1pm between April and the end of October from the Cavendish Shop. Pre-booking of electric wheelchairs is required to secure the scooter. The cost is £5.00

To pre-book, please contact 01756 710663 (Cavendish Shop) for access to Strid Wood or 01756 710331 (Village Shop) for access to the Priory Church area.


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.