Bolton Abbey is in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River Wharfe. With just under 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside, over 80 miles of footpaths and ample space to run around and enjoy the fresh air, there is something for all ages.

Explore the ruins of the Priory and discover a landscape full of history and legend, wander along the riverside, woodland and moorland paths, enjoy local produce in the excellent restaurants, tea rooms and cafes, treat yourself in the quality gift shops and food shop or simply relax beside the river with a picnic whilst the children play.

There are over eighty miles of footpaths across some of the most spectacular countryside in England. Whether you wander beside the river, cross the exposed purple heights of the heather moorland or explore the woodland nature trails, there is something for everyone.
Visit the estate run gift shops offering gifts and local produce. Enjoy the beautiful shops setting in this romantic location or treat yourself by visiting the award winning restaurants, brasserie, tea rooms and cafes in the area.

Surprise the children when you visit Hesketh Farm Park, where you can have a unique hands on experience, meeting and learning about the animals that live on the farm. They have sheep, cattle, pigs, goats and donkeys all waiting to meet you. Plus a large indoor play area, including a giant sandpit, toy tractor zone and a fantastic straw maze not to mention the outdoor climbing frames, swings, picnic area and tractor rides!

Whatever your desires Bolton Abbey is sure to keep you and your family entertained for days on end!