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Interesting & Historical Facts about Castle Bolton

In 1568, Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned at Bolton Castle after her escape from Scotland.

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Aysgarth church, Aysgarth, North Yorkshire

Aysgarth (56 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire

(2.7 miles, 4.3 km, direction SW of Castle Bolton)

The ground rises sharply as you head towards this high upland village which is dominated by what are renowned as the prettiest falls in Yorkshire. It is also famous for the.....


Gunnerside (7 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction NW of Castle Bolton)

This is an attractive village lying at the heart of a landscape made famous in the TV series "All Creatures Great and Small"...

Village Green, Bainbridge

Bainbridge (10 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of North Yorkshire

(6.5 miles, 10.4 km, direction W of Castle Bolton)

Bainbridge is the epitome of a typical Dales village, it comprises of picturesque old stone cottages, with a lively, well quarried stream running through it...

Muker in Upper Swaledale, North Yorkshire

Muker (38 Pictures) in the county of North Yorkshire

(8.8 miles, 14.1 km, direction NW of Castle Bolton)

Apart from having a place in the history of the Yorkshire Dales, Muker is a walkers paradise and a wonderful relaxing place to stay whilst discovering the beauty of the area...


Hawes (108 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction W of Castle Bolton)

This is a thriving, friendly market town at the heart of Wensleydale, it shows beautiful old stone properties, quaint shops, galleries, craft workshops and cafe's arranged around winding cobbled streets...

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Bolton Castle in Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire. Mary Queen of Scots was once held prisoner here.

Bolton Castle (62 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

On a misty morning the ruined crenulated towers of Bolton Castle take on an eyrie aura and it is easy to imagine what this once.....

Aysgarth Lower Falls, Easter weekend 2007. Yorkshire Dales

Aysgarth Falls (49 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.3 km, direction SW)

These magnificent falls, although not the highest in the land are certainly one of the most picturesque sights in Yorkshire. The.....

Middleham Castle in all it's splendour april 06

Middleham Castle (17 Pictures)

(6.6 miles, 10.5 km, direction SE)

Picturesque, ruinous castle, which was said to be the favourite home of Richard III. It was built in 1170 by Richard Neville,.....

Red Tulips, Constable Burton Hall Gardens, North Yorkshire

Constable Burton Hall Gardens (31 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction E)

Magnificent gardens surrounding a grand Palladian mansion lying close to Leyburn at the entrance to the vast sweep of glorious.....

Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle (50 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction NE)

This castle, occupying a dramatic cliff-top site above the River Swale, led a fairly quiet life without any military action to.....


Yorkshire Dales National Park (266 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction SW)

The unyielding screach of a curlew from the skies above, is often the only sound heard in the far upland reaches of the lonely.....

Easby Abbey, Richmond, Yorkshire, South Wall

Easby Abbey (6 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction NE)

This pleasant place is interesting for the remarkable ruins of a 12th century Premonstratensian Abbey. Here in an idyllic.....

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