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Bolling Hall

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Oldest home in Bradford

This attraction is free and very interesting. It was military stronghold back in the day... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Castleford, United Kingdom
Could be amazing!

It is great that Bradford Council see fit to maintain this historically important building for... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
North West England, United Kingdom
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Bowling Hall Road, Bradford BD4 7LP, England
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All reviews civil war ghost room different periods death mask well worth a visit domesday book interesting rooms middle of a housing estate ghost stories georgian room nice gift shop stained glass historic house dressing up clothes free entry real sense interesting place
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This attraction is free and very interesting. It was military stronghold back in the day. Beautiful furniture no ghosts were seen on my visit. Its a bit hard to find the sign says half mile then disappears maybe thats the ghost part?? Amazing it has...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Scarlettered
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It is great that Bradford Council see fit to maintain this historically important building for future generations. However, there is an air of neglect about it both inside and out. Surrounded by a housing estate, the "gardens" are run down and in need of some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had heard of this place from Most Haunted. Its a free grade 1 listed building in the middle of an industrial estate, not far from Bradford city centre, with its own free car park. With a fantastic insight into history, Bolling Hall was used...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank tony r
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a must see, don't be put off by the outside, the museum is fascinating and even has a code breaking trail to keep the children interested.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were brought here by friends, and although the outside of the property looked rather austere and neglected, a wonderfully atmospheric treat awaited us inside! The building is full of interesting artifacts, there is an informative film to watch, and tales of hauntings to add...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank poetchris
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to visit, interesting place lots of history and all the rooms are fantastic and give you a real sense of what life was like back then, ***** 5 stars from me! Its a shame more dont visit, friendly staff, will be going again!...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Bolling Hall as a detour. It's a wonderfully surprising house with many treasures. It's council run so it's free to visit. You can make a donation in one of the boxes scattered about the house. I particularly liked the collection of old keys...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank MarillTyan
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Visit during a weekend with friends from Shipley. Free to get in and have to say we were there nearly 2 hours. Watched a very interesting video presentation abiut Bradford and cracked the code in all the rooms. Very atmospheric.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank sdeeley42
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Can't believe I've never been here before, Very interesting place. The gentleman on reception was very helpful and and had a lot of knowledge onf this fantastic old house.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Keith W
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Went here with our kids and there was plenty to do. We love looking around old places and taking in the history. Very cheap and well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2015
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19 September 2018|
Response from PeterLanky | Reviewed this property |
Free admission.