Yorkshire's climbing haven

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Our partner

Climbing on the rocks requires skill and special equipment as it can be dangerous. We work in partnership with the Harrogate Climbing Centre to provide regular sessions for all ages and abilities to ensure that your day out is safe as well as fun.

A unique place to take stunning photography

Whatever the weather

The rocks reveal their warm colours in sunlight © Paul Harris

Brimham Rocks is a spectacular location for photography in all weathers, seasons and light. Visit throughout the year to capture the landscape transforming from frosty winter mornings to glowing summer sunsets.

Photograph nature's garden

Dry stone walls provide shelter for all kinds of wildlife © Sophie Badrick

Brimham Rocks is home to a large array of wildlife. If you’re a keen nature spotter, explore the rocks and undergrowth for those high resolution shots of plants, bugs and animals in their natural habitat.

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We'd love to see your shots of Brimham.

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Join the digital treasure hunt

Join the digital treasure hunt

Geocaching is an exciting outdoor treasure hunt for the whole family. A geocache or 'cache' is a small waterproof treasure box hidden outdoors. Geocachers seek out these hidden goodies guided by a GPS-enabled device that uses co-ordinates or ‘waypoints,' downloaded from or

You'll find all kinds of  hidden treasure at Brimham Rocks, as well as ticking off another thing on your 50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4. Pack up a picnic and start your geocaching adventure.

Get geocaching

  • You'll need a GPS device (or smartphone) - don't forget batteries
  • Find a cache near you on (you'll need to sign up)
  • Choose a cache and enter the coordinates into your GPS
  • Follow your GPS towards the spot - then use your wits to find it
  • Fill out the logbook and return the cache to its hiding place