Lord Scrope’s Tudor Weekend at Bolton Castle

Lord Scrope's Tudor Weekend at Bolton Castle


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Embark on a Historical Journey: Lord Scrope’s Tudor Weekend

Dates: Saturday 22 June & Sunday 23 June
Time: 10am to 5pm
Admission: Free with Castle Entry

Explore the Era of the Border Reivers at Bolton Castle

Enjoy the historical saga of the Border Reivers during Lord Scrope’s Tudor Weekend. It’s 1596, a time of escalating tensions between England and Scotland.

The Intrigue of 1596: A Turbulent Historical Backdrop

  • Discover the story of Kinmont Willie, a Scottish reiver daringly rescued from Carlisle castle.
  • Uncover the fury of Lord Scrope as he plots a retaliatory raid into Scottish lands.
  • Experience the castle’s bustling preparations for an impending foray.

Fun and Educational Tudor Experiences

  • Step into a lively Tudor kitchen, the heart of castle sustenance.
  • Meet the tradespeople essential to the daily operations of the castle.
  • Learn about the life of a common soldier in the debatable lands of Britain.

A Captivating Destination in Yorkshire: Bolton Castle

Bolton Castle, a gem in Wensleydale, offers a myriad of activities for all ages:

  • From educational tours to family-friendly adventures, the castle is a gateway to historical exploration.
  • Witness the vibrant sights, sounds, and smells that vividly recreate the castle’s medieval past.

A Monument of History

Bolton Castle stands as one of the UK’s most well-preserved medieval castles. Built as a symbol of luxury, it carries the legacy of over 600 years, maintained under the stewardship of Lord Bolton, a direct descendant of the original owner, Sir Richard le Scrope.

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Bolton Castle, Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 4ET
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22nd Jun - 23rd Jun, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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