Things to see & do

An amazing place for all seasons

This section of the page features an image gallery, so if you're using a screen reader you may wish to jump to the main content.

What's on

Why not try something new throughout April and May? Take a walk with llamas or book on to a kids outdoor climbing day. Look out for 50 Things Thursdays coming up, to tick off more things on your list before you're 11 and 3/4.


Dramatic rock formations at Brimham, the hound is back

There's lots to do and discover at Brimham Rocks, from walking, rambling and climbing to photography and bouldering. See our activities page for more ideas and inspiration.

Don't miss...

  • Enjoy magnificent views over Nidderdale and beyond
  • Marvel at the gravity-defying Idol Rock
  • Listen out for hooting owls as dusk draws in
  • Discover the Dancing bear, the Lounging Turtle and Lizard's Footprint
  • Find the nine brass rubbings near some of our most popular rocks
  • Perfect for walking, playing in the sunshine.

Wonderful walks

Pastures and panoramas

null © Lloyd Gregory

Take this trail through the fields around Brimham Rocks and take in breathtaking views of the dales.

Moorland and meadows

Discover tree stumps of all shapes and sizes in the Yorkshire dales. © Lloyd Gregory

Explore the diverse landscape surrounding Brimham Rocks, looking out for natural masterpieces as you go.

What's the weather like?

Got the cycling bug?

Join a skyride

Join a skyride

National Trust have partnered with British Cycling to offer a series of skyrides over the summer. There are a number of rides planned in the beautiful countryside surrounding Brimham Rocks. Rides will be between 6 and 20 miles long, at a moderate pace and ride leaders will be with you to help you on your way. Marvel at the stunning views and rock formations as you follow the routes through the Yorkshire landscape.

Tick off one of your 50 things

Tick off some of your 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ whilst exploring at Brimham Rocks. You’ll find lots of great spots to build a den, make a trail with sticks and splash in a puddle.