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 May 31||9am||5:30pm||7pm|
|Jun 1 - Aug 31||9am||6pm||9pm|
|Sep 1 - Oct 21||9am||5:30pm||7pm|
|Oct 22 - Mar 18||9am||4pm||6pm|
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Barden Moor and Barden Fell can be closed due to risk of fire and during the shooting season. Closures will be announced on the home page. Please note, during the shooting season, the closures are announced at the beginning of each month (August - December) based on bookings and availability. Little or no notice can be given in the event of closure due to risk of fire.
Barden Moor and Barden Fell Access Areas will not be closed for shooting until August 2019.
There will be no more moor closures due to shoots in 2018.
Closure dates for shooting are usually posted at the beginning of August and at the beginning of each month thereafter.
Closures include the following walks:
- Valley of Desolation
- Simon’s Seat
- Rocking Hall