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Start for walk to Pateley Bridge

£8 to park all day. Good toilets. Cafe closed mid-week in winter. Rocks are quite spectacular... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Adam B
Manchester, United Kingdom
Cold day, rain, hail stones but still had fun!

This is a perfect place to walk the dog, let the children run around and burn off energy and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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An amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations: a great day out for families, climbers and those who love the outdoors.
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Summerbridge, Harrogate HG3 4DW, England
+44 1423 780688
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 January 2013

Amazing rock formation, great for children although maybe not toddlers older say from 7 upwards, wonderful views must be seen.

4  Thank Lyn A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Once again the National Trust has taken a great little place to visit and TOTALLY ruined the experience by charging outrageous parking fees. For £5 I would want a perfectly smooth tarmac car park and when I return to my car I would want my...More

16  Thank Ecomentalist
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All reviews national trust car park amazing rock formations nt members parking fee rock climbing kids will love natural beauty fascinating place all ages great for kids fountains abbey well worth a visit few hours ice cream great place to visit large area
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Reviewed yesterday

£8 to park all day. Good toilets. Cafe closed mid-week in winter. Rocks are quite spectacular. Took National Trust walk to Pateley Bridge and back - very scenic.

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a perfect place to walk the dog, let the children run around and burn off energy and explore the woodland area, nature and climb! If any kids love climbing, this place they will love!!! We spent hours here. Great views too! Just pack...More

Thank northumberlandramble
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great views, massive rocks to climb all for a small price what more can you ask for. We have been here many times with our 9 year old and always had a great time

Thank 596nikim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, fantastic place to visit for all age groups and great nearby pub, Pateley Bridge Close by too

Thank Bernhard P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time I came here was 60 years ago on my first school trip. I vaguely remembered it what a great place for families to visit, children will love it lots of climbing and lovely walks with spectacular scenery.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Word of caution, make sure you arrive with plenty of change for parking. It is quite expensive but well worth it for the maintenance of such a beautiful place. You can explore as much as you like and stick to the paths for an easier...More

1  Thank BORKERS
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name suggests the rocks have been shaped by millions of years of natural forces (other explanations are available). Great place to experience the outdoors for a walk in fresh air admiring the shapes and rocks and views, scrambling or climbing or watching the...More

Thank Christophe-L-Eveque
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic panaramic views, rock formations are stunning, great place for a picnic and dog friendly too 🐶

Thank Jenny j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a morning here on a chilly, bright autumn day during half-term. Activities had been organised for younger visitors but we enjoyed walking and scrambling around this beautiful and fascinating landscape. Amazing views. Kiosk for refreshments and shop.

1  Thank PBow01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third visit to Brimham Rocks, and every visit is like it's the first! The car park is large, and the paths through the site are good (though you can wander off the paths anywhere you like). You get some stunning views out...More

1  Thank bethmaryclayton
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20 August 2018|
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Response from lorraine_smith3 | Reviewed this property |
You could get a scooter along the main path to the shop/coffee shop but not off the beaten track to the rocks.
12 August 2018|
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Response from kelly H | Reviewed this property |
Dog friendly? Yes it is.
Joanne B
8 August 2018|
Response from shortshank2015 | Reviewed this property |
The lower car park was open when we arrived which was about 9 am , I didn't notice a barrier at the entrance.