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Bolling Hall

Bowling Hall Road, Bradford BD4 7LP, England
+44 1274 431814
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So much to see for free

Amazing old house with parts dating back to the 1300s. Beautiful furniture, suits of armour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great (free!) day out with the family

Steeped in history, very informative and a chance for younger children to dress up etc. Nice park... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
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“ghost room” (9 reviews)
“old house” (7 reviews)
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Bowling Hall Road, Bradford BD4 7LP, England
+44 1274 431814
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing old house with parts dating back to the 1300s. Beautiful furniture, suits of armour, paintings and a video of old Bradford.Well worth a visit for history fans

Thank pictishpunkgirl
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Steeped in history, very informative and a chance for younger children to dress up etc. Nice park across the road for younger children to finish the day off.

Thank umm_salam
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We came away from our visit filled with enthusiasm to learn more about the history of Bradford and the area. We hadn't left really enough time to see everything and we will certainly return before too long. The Hall is full of objects and furniture...More

Thank KentishTraveller13
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous old house and the 'mask' cast taken from Cromwell's face lets you see the man himself. The building creaks and has a real ghostly feel to it. En suite toilets in a couple of bedrooms too 💩😂 And it's free!

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Bolling Hall is off the tourist trail, but for a free museum it's really great. The original house dates back to 1370. Then there's the Tudor part of the house and a substantial Georgian wing too. The Hall is central to the civil war history...More

1  Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a fantastic place. look at the stained glass window with all the coats of arms on it shows how the powerfull Yorkshire families are connected. There is also a haunted room. This is a must for local history buffs.

Thank sidfry
Reviewed 14 January 2017

the hall is one of the few historical places left in bradford it is well worth a visit there are some fantastic exhibits on show the place needs a good tidy up outside it is very tatty the whole place needs a facelift as it...More

1  Thank frances292
Reviewed 31 October 2016

one of the best museums I HAVE EVER VISITED a real history lesson wrapped up as day out ---I could easily spend a full day here and its free but I do recommened you make a donation towards the upkeep of his gem.

Thank jeffhutchy
Reviewed 17 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

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

3  Thank Sue00do
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