Accessible Yorkshire Dales

Skip to section navigation

Activity:

The Green Trail, Bolton Abbey

Location:

Bolton Abbey, grid ref. SE 077552

Description:

The Strid and Strid Wood are owned and managed by the Chatsworth Settlement Trustees and are a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The trail is 1km in length. The surface is compact stone at a width of at least 200cm. Most of the route is flat with some areas having a gradient up to 1:10. The trail starts from the Cavendish Pavilion café, then heads north before returning by the same route.

Pre-booked wheelchairs and electric scooters are available for visitors to use between April and October.

Tramper hire / mobility services

Tramper hire is available from the following visitor attractions:

  • Beacon Fell Country Park – 01772 534709
  • Beacon Country Park – 01695 622794
  • Witton Country Park – 01254 55423
  • Wycoller Country Park – 01772 534709
  • Wyre Estuary Country Park – 01253 857890

The businesses below also offer tramper hire:

Bowland Experience Limited

Tramper all-terrain wheelchair, complete with trailer to be used behind a car

Forest of Bowland
The Stables
4, Root Hill Estate Yard
Dunsop Bridge
BB7 3AY
Tel: 01200 448000
 www.bowlandexperience.com/tramper-project

Dalesbridge
Austwick
Settle
Tel: 015242 51021
www.dalesbridge.co.uk

For more information on Tramper hire in the Forest of Bowland and tramper trails see:

forestofbowland.com/Access-All

Contact:

Bolton Abbey
T: 01756 718009
 tourism@boltonabbey.com

Accessible parking: There are designated bays for blue badge holders at the Sandholme car park next to the Cavendish Pavilion café where the trail begins. Normal charges apply.

Accessible WC: The Sandholme car park is next to the Cavendish Pavilion café which has wheelchair-accessible toilets.

Grounds access: The surface is compact stone at a width of at least 200cm. Most of the route is flat with some areas having a gradient up to 1:10.

Building access: Ramped access to the Cavendish Pavilion café.

Other accessible trails:

  • Access for all leaflets - There are 17 Miles without Stiles routes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and you can see all the routes and download a guide to each one on the Yorkshire Dales National Park website.

Supported by:

Merrell proudly supports National Parks, Britain's breathing spaces