Bolsover Castle

  • About
    Be transported back to the Golden Age of Chivalry and Romance. Set on a hilltop overlooking the Vale of Scarsdale, Bolsover Castle enjoys panoramic views over the beautiful Derbyshire countryside. Children will love the fairytale Little Castle, designed as a fantasy entertainment house with magnificent wall paintings. Visit the indoor Riding House where William, Duke of Newcastle indulged his passion for training horses in balletic movement. Wander round the beautiful Venus Garden, with its secluded love seats, 23 statues and fountain which plays again for the first time in centuries. There are also intriguing audio-visual displays to enjoy in the Discovery Centre.

    1-30 Apr 10am-5pm* Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun.

    1 May-30 Sep 10am-6pm* Daily

    1-31 Oct 10am-5pm* Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun.

    1 Nov-20 Mar 10am-4pm Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, & Sun.

    Closed 24-26 Dec and 1 Jan
    *Closes at 4pm on Saturday

    English Heritage Members:

    Access to castle: Terrace Range and parts of Riding School have level access. Small steps within the castle but audio-visual displays and tactile models in the site's Discovery Centre. Many good viewpoints. The Little Castle is not accessible to wheelchair users.
    Grounds: All accessible on level, impacted gravel paths. Some steps but alternative routes. Benches provided.
    50m from entrance, with disabled spaces.
    Visually Impaired Visitors:
    Tactile exhibits and extensive use of sound.
    Hearing Impaired Visitors:
    Audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.

  • Address
    S44 6P

Connected Mandy members:

Anthony Webster
2017, Only Fools and Corpses (Frightfest)
Constable of Bolsover Castle
Ruth Warren
Ruth Warren
2017, Fright Fest
Medium, spirit, comedy character
Becky Clayden
2017, Fright Fest
Scare Actor
Adam Schuch-des Forges
2017, Easter Adventure Quest
17th C Soldier/Host
Konrad Skubis
2017, Bolsover Castle Halloween Scarefest
Laura Tindle
Laura Tindle
2017, Barmy Battles and Terrible Tactics
Georgia Laws
Georgia Laws
Production Assistant
2014, The King and Queen's Entertainment
Megan Howell
Megan Howell
Costume Maker
2014, Loves Welcome
Costume Maker
Mackenzie Scott
2014, Love's Welcome by Ben Johnson
Robin Goodfellow
Rowan Thomas
Rowan Thomas
Child Actor
2014, Love's Welcome at Bolsover
Prince James (infant)
Samantha Whiting
Samantha Whiting
Wardrobe Manager
2014, Love's Welcome
Costume Maker/ Wardrobe Mistress
Ryan Laughton
2014, 'Love's Welcome' Masque Performance
Tracy Gabbitas
2012, Bolsover Castle Halloween Event
Emma Hodgson / Anne Green
Joe Middleton
2006, Jane Eyre
Servant Boy