Bolsover Terrace entrance c1630 - William Cavendish is seen welcoming guests.
An interpretation panel with a reconstruction showing the guest's bedchamber, 'lodging room', as it might have appeared in c1660
William Cavendish who trained many royalist cavalry in horsemanship at his riding school, is shown here in a peace-time role and and in his military role during the English Civil War. These were used as a double-sided, full-size free standing cut-out, as part of the Bolsover Castle interpretation display.
William Cavendish's riding house at Bolsover Castle, reconstructed, where noblemen would come to practice horsemanship.
As part of the Bolsover town trail, several etched panels were placed at strategic points to explain the history and heritage of the town. Reconstructed here are the conduit houses constructed to supply a constant water supply for the the residents; built in 1622.
Bolsover town Cavendish Trail leaflet showing the map of the trail, picking out important buildings and the interpretation panels.
An etched panel on the Bolsover town trail positioned to show the landscape and important buildings in the view seen from the southern slope of the town.
This illustration shows what the long gallery at Bolsover Castle would have been like during a costumed masque held to entertain the king and queen, sometime in the 1630s. The masque and costumes would have been designed by Inigo Jones.
Full size cut-out figures of some of the characters that had connections to Bolsover Castle. They are King Charles I, Queen Henrietta Maria, Prince Charles (later Charles II), Jane Cavendish, Sir Charles Cavendish and John Smithson the architect.