Devonshire Arms Holiday Cottages, North Yorkshire Holiday Cottages

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Bolton Abbey


Situated only minutes from our Devonshire Arms Cottages, the wonderful Bolton Abbey is the perfect day out for the whole family.

The beautiful Abbey located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales overlooks the banks of the River Wharfe and is surrounded by 30,000 acres of scenic countryside.
Enjoy a leisurely day with the whole family by exploring the grounds of the abbey. There is a lot to see and do during your time here, with over 80 miles of footpaths; you are guaranteed to find something for everyone!

Bolton Abbey is surrounded by a landscape full of history and legend making it the perfect place for learning and inspiration for children of all ages! The abbey is open every day from 9am and there are a number of excellent restaurants, tea rooms and cafes on site serving local produce. Alternately you could bring a picnic and take in the fresh air and beautiful views by the riverside. Below the priory ruins a beach area provides the ideal place for sandcastle building with the children.

Plan a group visit to the Abbey by contacting the Estate Office in advance for the best rates.  Also feel free to take your dog along with you for the day. Dogs are welcome on all the riverside paths however they must be kept on a lead along woodland trails in order to protect the ground flora and fauna.

Before your visit check out the Bolton Abbey events calendar to find out about up and coming events and festivities in the area. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day out with your family or the chance to take in the exposed purple heights and heather moorland, Bolton Abbey is the ultimate choice.

Bolton Abbey