Bolton Abbey is a stunning place to walk, and there are various routes from the car parks. Children love the stepping stones and throwing stones into the river. Keep an eye out for the fabulous welly walk (note that it's not really suitable - or at least not easy - for pushchairs). Reward yourselves at the end with a treat from the tearoom or a picnic by the river. It would be hard to find a more picturesque place to rest and it’s all free, just pay to park (£10 per car).
Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6EX
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