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Kite Festival

Type:Children's Activity Event

Bolsover Castle
Castle Street
Bolsover
Derbyshire
S44 6PR
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Kite Festival

About

Learn the art of kite flying this bank holiday. Children in ancient times played with many of the same toys as children today including board games and kites. Make your very own kite, or try out one from our super selection. Got your own kite? Bring it along the kite hospital and receive expert advice and top tips. Once you’re ready, we’ll prepare you with the skills you need to successfully fly a kite in the grounds of Bolsover Castle. Don’t miss the live kite demonstrations from our team of experts, they’ll show you some fun tricks as the kites take flight over the Vale of Scarsdale this spring.

Guide Prices

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

English Heritage members go free to this event.

Opening Times

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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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