Bolesworth Estate, set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, has been under the careful stewardship of the Barbour family since 1856, and is a wonderful example of rural diversification.
The vast Bolesworth estate provides the most magnificent space to host all manner of events and is also home to over 150 residential properties as well as a similar number of commercial enterprises, including the much-loved Ice Cream Farm based just outside of Tattenhall.
This really is the most exclusive and versatile event space for anything you could dream of and regularly is a stunning backdrop to Filming, Brand Activations, International Horse Shows not to mention their spectacular Christmas Events!
The site at Bolesworth is licensed for up to 30,000 members of the public at one time.
They have hard standing parking for up to 600 cars, with greenfield space for all other parking and camping.
The internal private road network links the site, and amounts to 8km of concrete/tarmac roads, with a circuit of 3km in length that connects the showground with the Castle.
They have on site office space for up to 20 staff members, with operational warehousing of 1000sqm, and fenced secure compound area.
The internal Hospitality space seats up to 400 seated guests and overlooks the Main International Arena with the Castle as a backdrop.
Bolesworth also have premium event container units for use as bars or for activation, with mobile office units for site offices and their indoor equestrian arena (1200 sqm) with gallery bar and seating area is an ideal filming studio or brand activation area that can be exclusively hired for events.
The Castle itself plays host to the Dodson & Horrell International Horse Show – a key date in the equestrian calendar and a thrilling five days of world-class equestrian sport bringing top class sporting action to the local area, along with superb hospitality, all set in the stunning and versatile grounds of the estate.
Bolesworth is also home to other equestrian events throughout the year including the Bolesworth International Dressage and the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth British Young Horse Championship. The latter is now in it’s fourth year, and features some of the very best young horses from all over the UK, taking part in this five-day event and proving their jumping prowess.
Bolesworth is also known for its wide range of family-friendly events throughout the year. Not only is it home to Carfest North, visitors can also expect a variety of seasonal events. From Summer fun in the themed-maze to the spectacular Christmas at Bolesworth, which sees the Castle transformed into a stunning backdrop for an absolutely dazzling Christmas lights trail and festive village for all the family to enjoy.
Bolesworth Estate, with a wide range of topography and stunning scenery, has so much to offer visitors, making it the perfect choice for private events or even as a filming location. Guests can enjoy the numerous benefits of an idyllic rural setting with the convenience of a thriving local community.
Completely unique and stunning location for large scale events that want to really make an impact!