Bolsover Castle Access

Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance. 

Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Wheelchair Access
The Little Castle is not accessible to wheelchair users but interpretation boards are located in the Riding House. Terrace Range, Venus Garden and parts of Riding House and Stables have level access with good viewpoints. Disabled access to some parts of the Riding House and Terrace Range is subject to seasonal changes, please call 01246 822844 in advance of your visit for further details.
Entrance / Set Down
Visitors with limited mobility may be set down outside the visitor centre. No need to book in advance.
Disabled Parking
Yes, 50m from the entrance
OnSite Transport
No.
Stairs
There are 107 steps up to the top of the Little Castle and 100 down to the bottom. There are also some small steps within the castle.
Lift Access
No.
Seating And Restpoints
There are benches dotted around the site.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
Grounds are all accessible, with routes around the property on level, impacted gravel paths. There are some steps but alternative routes are available.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Sensory Experiences
Tactile exhibits and extensive use of sound.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Audio Tours
Yes
Site Tours
Audio tour only.
Tactile Models
Tactile models in the site's Discovery Centre.
Areas Of Low Lighting
Low light in the cellar of the Little Castle.
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Induction Loops
At the Visitor Centre.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Tactile exhibits and extensive use of sound.
Large Print Material
No.
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Special Diets
A vegetarian choice is available and we can make sandwiches to order.
Health And Safety
Deep Water
No Information Available
Trip Hazard
Beware rabbit holes!
Sheer Drop
There are sheer drops outside the castle walls.
Slip Hazard
Some areas may be slippery when wet.
Steep Slope
No Information Available
Steep Stairs
Some of the historic steps are narrow and uneven.
Beware Of Traffic
No Information Available
Uneven Ground
The grounds are generally uneven throughout the site.

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Bolsover Castle

Address:
Castle Street, Bolsover, Derbyshire, S44 6PR
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