Bolesworth Castle & Events

Event Calendar

Bolesworth Castle

Bolesworth events are located just a hop, skip and a jump away from Carden Park (10 minutes). They promise to provide a range of activities that are fun for ages 1 to 101!  Bolesworth offers a whole schedule of seasonal adventures throughout the year on top of its renowned equestrian calendar.

You can extend the fun with a cosy stay at Carden Park Hotel, we have spacious rooms available for both families and couples. We also offer exclusive discounts for several Bolesworth events for guests staying at Carden Park Hotel. 

14th - 18th June 2023

Bolesworth International

Cheshire’s unmissable event for the whole family! Featuring all-day entertainment, live music (included in your ticket), action sports and driving experiences, fashion, shopping and things to do for kids of all ages (from toddlers to teenagers). For the equestrian lovers, the horse show still takes centre stage with world-class sport, Ben Atkinson’s amazing stunt horses and so much more…

Whether you’re an equestrian fanatic or not, you will be sure to have an amazing day-out this summer. With its promise to be the highlight of the events calendar this year, it’s one not to miss!

25th - 30th June 2023

Jurassic Live Adventure

The perfect event for dinosaur-mad families! Explore the Jurrasic landscape of Bolesworth Castle where you will find all your favourite dinosaurs roaming freely throughout the day. Keep an eye out for the mighty king of dinosaurs – the T-Rex, as well as Velociraptors, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and many more.

Take part in ranger talks and learn how to handle the dinosaurs. This is a fully interactive exhibition and you’ll even be able to touch a life-sized dinosaur if you’re brave enough.

4th - 6th August 2023

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

The Cheshire family fun event; Balloon Fiesta comes to Bolesworth this summer! The sky will be full of a huge variety of beautiful balloons and their expert crew with morning and evening sessions. If you fancy an early start you can watch them inflate and head to the sky – the most magical experience to witness.

As well as the balloon fiesta you can enjoy a full schedule of entertainment. With recognizable faces providing live music including Scouting For Girls, Dick and Dom DJ Set and Heather Small.

24th November - 31st December 2023

Christmas Light Trail

The famous Bolesworth enchanting light trail returns. You can enjoy:

  • A spectacular light show
  • Breathtaking water display on their beautiful lake
  • Super fun fairground
  • Christmas markets perfect for stocking fillers
  • Delicious seasonal food stalls
  • Alpine Lodge with your favourite festive tipples
  • Reindeer encounters

Not forgetting the main event; meeting Santa himself! Children of all ages are invited for a traditional Santa encounter, where they can tell him how good they have been this year and get a memorable picture.

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