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Brimham Rocks

Brimham Rocks National Trust natural adventure playground
Brimham Rocks balancing Rocks

Brimham Rocks is a natural playground with unique rock formations, wonderful heather moorland walks and stunning views over Nidderdale and beyond. Run by the National Trust the area offers a great day out for all ages. Children love the opportunity to play, climb and crawl among the rocks.

Try a bit of rock spotting while you are there and look for the Dancing Bear, The Eagle and The Gorilla, crawl through The Smartie Tube and balance on the Rocking Stones. Or why not see what the rocks resemble and give them your names.

Brimhams Rocks is a great place for a walk, stroll on the moorland or take your walk further beyond the National Trust area. Brimham Rocks is located is within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Visiting Brimham Rocks

Opening Times & Prices:

Brimhan Rocks is open daily from dawn to dusk.

Entry is Free*
*Car Parking is charged at £5 for 5 hours per car or £8 for the whole day, except for National Trust Members displaying their parking permit.


  • Kiosk with hot drinks, snacks and ice-cream.
  • Gift Shop
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking

Contact Brimham Rocks

Brimham Rocks
North Yorkshire,
Telephone: 01423 780688

Website: Brimham Rocks

Events at Brimham Rocks


4th June
Expert or novice, there'll be something interesting to see so bring the kids for a bug hunt! Follow signs from the main car park to the pond area and get recording the wildlife found at Brimham

Follow the Monks Way

2nd July
Step back in time and journey along the 7.5 mile historic route between Brimham Rocks and Fountains Abbey. Starting at Brimham you will follow your guide through the landscape. Bring a packed lunch.