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Discoveries and Inventions

Type:Children's Activity Event

Bolsover Castle
Castle Street
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
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Discoveries and Inventions

About

Are you a budding Darwin or an up-and-coming Brunel? Get your thinking caps on and yours brains buzzing at Bolsover Castle! Take a trip through history's most exciting inventions from the totally practical to the downright wacky - can you design something to add to the record books?

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Non member£10.20 per concession
Non member£29.40 per family
Non member£11.30 per adult
Non member£7.80 per child

English Heritage members - Free

Facilities

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Children

  • Children welcome

Opening Times

Season (28 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Friday11:00 - 17:00

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From North (follow brown signs) Leave M1 motorway at junction 29A and take 1st exit off roundabout (Markham Road). At next roundabout take 3rd exit (Markham Lane). Follow road to next roundabout and take 3rd exit (Markham Lane). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (A632). Follow road for approx 1 mile and, at roundabout, take 2nd exit (A632). Follow road for just under a mile into Bolsover and take right turn (Castle Street, brown signpost for Castle). Follow road to left hand bend and Castle is on right. Car parking available close to Castle entrance. From South (follow brown signs) Leave M1 motorway at junction 29A and take 3rd exit off roundabout (Markham Road). Follow road under M1 and, at roundabout go straight on. At next roundabout take 3rd exit (Markham Lane), then follow route from North.

From East Follow A617 to junction with M1 motorway. At roundabout take 4th exit (M1 North). Leave M1 at next junction (29A), then follow route from South.

From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Keep in left lane and, at traffic lights go straight on. At roundabout select middle lane and take 2nd exit (A632). Follow road, going straight on at traffic lights, for about 1 mile and, at traffic lights (Royal Hospital) go straight on. Follow road, going straight on at mini roundabout, for approx 1¼ miles to traffic lights and go straight on. At roundabout take 3rd exit (A632). Follow road for just under a mile into Bolsover and take right turn (Castle Street, brown signpost for Castle). Follow road to left hand bend and Castle is on right. Car parking available close to Castle entrance.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train staion Chesterfield 6 miles away.

Bus 82 or 83 from Chesterfield town centre, one each per hour.

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