Bolsover Castle

  • Bolsover Castle - a great family day out
Enter the wonderful world of William Cavendish at Bolsover Help St George fight the dragon at | at our brilliant event! Join us for Cavalier Horsemanship Displays | every weekend Bolsover Castle - a great family day out
 
 

There's a fairytale quality to Bolsover Castle that makes it a firm favourite with anyone looking for a great value day out in the East Midlands. Highlights include the sumptuously painted walls and ceilings of the Little Castle, intricately carved fireplaces and the magnificent indoor Riding House.

Enter the wonderful world of Sir William Cavendish for spectacular castle rooms, cavalier capers and horsing around as Bolsover Castle takes you back to the 1630's like never before! Over the winter of 2013/14, Bolsover Castle underwent an exciting £1.3million project of building, furnishing and interpretation. Come and see the new Bolsover Castle for yourself!

Don't Miss

  • Furniture and cabinets now in place in key rooms inside the Little Castle - they really bring it to life!
  • Our new exhibition in the stables, with a fascinating film about Cavendish and the castle
  • A leisurely stroll around our fully restored wall walk above the fountain garden
  • Our brand new outdoor play area
  • Cavalier Horsemanship horse displays every weekend from April - September

Events At Bolsover Castle

  • Cavalier Horsemanship (11am)

    Good Friday Fri 18 - Easter Monday Mon 21 Apr 2014

    Witness expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th Century costume put horses through their paces to Baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle.

  • Cavalier Horsemanship (1pm)

    Good Friday Fri 18 - Easter Monday Mon 21 Apr 2014

    Witness expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th Century costume put horses through their paces to Baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle.

  • Cavalier Horsemanship (3pm)

    Good Friday Fri 18 - Easter Monday Mon 21 Apr 2014

    Witness expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th Century costume put horses through their paces to Baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle.

Prices and opening times

directions

Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire - S44 6PR (Directions)

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For just £39 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.

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