How can we help?

From Thursday 28th May the Estate will be open to all, with a pre-booked ticketing system for the car parks in place to stagger arrivals. Here are some answers to your questions:

1Will toilets be open?
Yes and additional toilets have been put in place to ensure people are able to social distance.
2How else are you ensuring social distancing?
The nature trails between the Village Car Park and Barden Bridge have one way systems in place to allow for social distancing. The stepping stones are now one way from the Priory to the East Bank. Please follow the signage.
3Can I show my car park ticket on my smart phone or tablet instead of printing it?
4Do Season Ticket Holders have to pre-book?
Yes, if you have not received correspondence from the office please contact us directly for further information on
5What about other pass holders eg Yorkshire Houses and Garden passes?
You should have received correspondence directly from the office that manages these passes. If not, please contact us directly on tourism@botltonabbey.comVisitors are asked to leave their dogs outside the shops. There is a water tap and dog parking outside all three estate gift shops. Assistance dogs are welcome in the Estate gift shops.
6How long can I stay once I have arrived?
Our car parks will be locked at 5pm.
7Can I bring a barbecue?
No, barbecues are not permitted to reduce our impact on the emergency services.
8Can I bring my dog?
Yes dogs are most welcome to visit, however they must be kept on a lead at all times to ensure we assist with social distancing.
9Can I swim in the river?
No, river bathing is not permitted to reduce our impact on the emergency services.
10Can we play ball games?
To ensure social distancing can be adhered to, ball games are no longer permitted.
11Car Parks:

You cannot transfer between car parks.

You cannot leave the car park and come in back again.

12 Will there be refreshments available?
Yes various outlets on the Estate are now offering a take-away service.

We can’t wait to welcome you and thank you for respecting our new way of working.