Bolton Castle and Gardens

Bolton Castle Gardens 2-for-1 entry

Get one free entry with one full-paying adult, with your Gardeners’ World Magazine 2-for-1 entry card. Valid at 360 gardens.

Beautiful medieval-style gardens include a walled herb garden filled with more than 50 culinary and medicinal herb varieties that were in common cultivation in the medieval period. You can also explore the vineyard, maze and rose garden, as well as the bowling green surrounded by flowers and shrubs grown in this country before 1600. There is also a wild boar park, observation beehive, rare-breed sheep, and falconry displays.

Important update

Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory

Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.

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Using your 2-for-1 card at Bolton Castle Gardens

  • One free entry with one full-paying adult
  • Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply

Opening details:

Open 27 Mar-31 Oct, daily, 10am-5pm

Entry prices:

Adults £4.50, seniors & children (5-15) £3.50. No booking – walk-up only


Parking spaces
Public transport
Access for disabled (partial)
Plants / produce for sale
Light refreshment
Hot food
Picnic area

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Castle Bolton, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4ET – Directions