Bolsover Cundy House

Exterior view of Bolsover Cundy House, a stone built water conduit house with vaulted stone slab roof

Free Entry

Exterior only: Open any reasonable time during daylight hours


off Craggs Road, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6BQ

Before You Go

This charming cottage-like 17th century conduit house, with vaulted stone-slab roof, once supplied water to Bolsover Castle.

Read more about Bolsover Cundy House's history.

Managed by Bolsover Civic Society.

Before You Go

How to find it: The Cundy House is set on the edge of a group of trees within a small grassed area off Houghton Road (Bolsover Hill), between its junctions with Craggs Road and Houfton Road.

Parking: No parking on site but it is possible to park very nearby on some of the surrounding streets.

Access: It is possible to get almost to the Cundy House on a tarmac path if accessed from Craggs Road. The last part of the path to it is across grass and up a slope. The interior of the Cundy House is not open for public access but it can be viewed through a wrought iron gate in its dooway and there are four steps up to it.

Facilities: There are no facilities on site but Bolsover town centre is a five-minute walk away.

Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.

Plan a Great Day Out

There is much to see and do just a few minutes' walk away at Bolsover Castle, a Stuart mansion that was built to impress and entertain. You can visit the exhibition in the Riding House, explore the lavish rooms of the Little Castle, and take in the panoramic views from the wall walk. Leave time though to enjoy a refreshing break at the tearoom and for the children to let off steam at the custom-built play area, inspired by the castle's battlements and towers.

Whilst in the area, why not include a visit to Sutton Scarsdale Hall, less than five miles away? It is the roofless shell of grandiose Georgian mansion, retaining traces of spectacular plasterwork for you to discover and beautiful grounds for a stroll.

If you enjoy walking, you might like to try the seven-mile circular walk linking Bolsover Castle and Sutton Scarsdale Hall, taking in Bolsover Cundy House on the way - directions are here on our walking guide.

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