Bolton Castle Near Leyburn

Enjoy the Ultimate Medieval Experience at Bolton Castle where you will find a raft of sights, sounds and smells which bring this stunning Yorkshire castle to life and make for a truly memorable visit.

Bolton Castle was a luxurious family home as well as a defensive fortress and, despite being partially "slighted" by Cromwell's men during the Civil War, the Castle is preserved in outstanding condition with many interesting rooms and features to discover including the Old Kitchens, Dungeon, Solar, Nursery, Armory, Great Chamber and Mary Queen of Scots' bedroom. About one third of the rooms are fully intact and the rest of the Castle is almost completely accessible giving visitors great insight into its turbulent past.