Location: The Ruins of Bolton Abbey located near Skipton North Yorkshire, England
Author: Chris & Heather Boothman (A Brit & A Southerner)
Description: Throughout England you will find a number of castles that are still standing but many of the most intriguing to explore are those that just have fortified ruins left. This image is taken at Bolton Abbey in North Yorkshire, probably a spot unknown to many yet an attraction that symbolizes archaic beauty.
The history of these ruins dates back to the 12th Century so that really puts into perspective how old this is. Walking around the grounds of Bolton Abbey is rewarding not only to capture images such as this, but also because of the natural beauty that surrounds this part of Yorkshire.
We have done quite a bit of exploring in this part of Yorkshire and would highly recommend anyone visiting England to take some time and check it out! Haworth, Skipton and Knaresborough are just a couple of other villages and towns in this part of the county that deserve exploring.
If you plan on heading to this part of England, I would highly recommend taking the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway which is a great way to see other parts of Yorkshire and also capture the history of these iconic ruins.