Bolton Castle North Yorkshire Wins Global Travelers’ Choice Award

in Leyburn

Bolton Castle, a medieval fortress nestled near Leyburn in North Yorkshire, has been honored with the prestigious Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for 2024. This accolade celebrates businesses that consistently receive outstanding traveler reviews, placing them among the top 10% of listings worldwide on Tripadvisor.

Recognised as the world’s largest travel guidance platform, Tripadvisor’s awards are highly esteemed, relying on genuine feedback from visitors over a 12-month period.

Bolton Castle

A Commitment to Excellence

Jacqui Naylor, General Manager at Bolton Castle, attributes this achievement to the dedicated team at the castle. From the historic tower to the cozy tea room, and through a variety of engaging events and stunning gardens, the staff works tirelessly to ensure each visitor has an unforgettable experience. Naylor expressed her delight at the recognition, noting the castle’s special charm and the significant impact of the small details in creating memorable visits.

“We are fortunate to have a marvellous team who ensure our visitor offer matches our aspirations. From our tower to our tea room, our visitor events, and stunning gardens, we work hard to ensure our visitors leave with a fantastic time under their belts. The castle is a very special place located within beautiful surroundings, but it’s the small things that often make a difference. To be included within the top 10% of visitor attractions globally is fantastic. We are just delighted with the award and look forward to a busy open season with something for everyone,”

said Naylor.

A Testimony to Hospitality Excellence

John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor, congratulated Bolton Castle on this significant recognition. He highlighted that the Travelers’ Choice Awards honor businesses that demonstrate a steadfast commitment to hospitality excellence. The award is a testament to the castle’s profound impact on its visitors, many of whom have shared their positive experiences online.

“Congratulations to Bolton Castle on its recognition in Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2024. Travelers’ Choice honors businesses that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence. This means you have made such a memorable impact on your visitors that many of them took the time to go online and leave a great review about their experience. People rely on Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice seal to help them navigate the myriad of things to see, eat, and do across the globe. We hope this recognition continues to drive business to you in 2024 and beyond,”

said Boris.

Green Tourism Bronze Award

In addition to the Travelers’ Choice Award, Bolton Castle has also been awarded the Bronze Award by Green Tourism, a national organization that promotes eco-friendly practices in the leisure and tourism industry across the UK.

This award marks the beginning of the castle’s journey towards achieving gold standard sustainability targets. The castle team is committed to enhancing their green credentials and promoting sustainable tourism.

Visitor Information

Bolton Castle is open daily until November 2. Visitors can explore the castle’s rich history, participate in various events, and enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Wensleydale. The castle also hosts family days out, falconry displays, and is a popular venue for weddings and private events. For more details on visitor information and entry prices, visit the Bolton Castle website.

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