Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping

The Pepperpot, most famous of the Bridestones, overlooking the wooded valley of Dovedale

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Moorland nature reserve with unusual and unique rock formations

Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping

Things to see and do 

A girl looks at the view from the top of a large rock


Climb right to the top of the Bridestones a Jurassic sedimentary rock deposited some 150 million years ago. Alternatively explore our nature reserve and woodland awarded Site of Special Scientific Interest status.

Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping

What's on 

Children hunt for bugs with a Ranger

What's On 

Plan your day out at the Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping.

Bridestones, Crosscliff and Blakey Topping

Join or give

A group walk a dog along a sunny woodland path

Dedicate a donation 

Support the Bridestones by dedicating a donation to someone special and adding your precious memories to our interactive map. A unique way to remember a loved one or celebrate a significant occasion, your donation will help us care for the Bridestones for years to come.