Natural dyeing

Come and enjoy a day of creative inspiration. Discover the pure magic of natural dye as you learn to dye wool in the beautiful environment of Brimham rocks.

  • Booking essential

Spend time in the great outdoors, gathering a selection of botanicals from the surroundings to produce an array of unusual, organic and beautiful shades. Discover how to alter the shades achieved using iron and copper. You will leave with a selection of woollen yarn, fibre and fabric.

Please bring secateurs, rubber gloves, a bag to collect plant materials in, notebook, and lunch. Tea, coffee and cake will be provided.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £60.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
This workshop is aimed at adults
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the activity centre to the left of the shop
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the outdoor weather and wear suitable footwear
The workshop is £60 per person and pre-booking is essential. There will be an additional charge of £7 to cover materials which will be taken on the day, please bring cash for this part. Car parking charges are included in the workshop cost.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
25 September 2019 10:30 - 16:00 Available
12 October 2019 10:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Property Administrator
Call 01423 780688

Upcoming events

Brimham through the ages

Thu 27 Jun 2019
Join this guided walk to discover Brimham's history, from the last ice age that helped form these weird and wonderful rock formations, to the stories of the people who lived here and called Brimham home.

Geology Walk

Sun 30 Jun 2019
From giant ferns and salamander's footprints to enormous mountains higher than the Himalayas, find out how Brimham Rocks came to be...

Going digital - photography workshop

Sun 07 Jul 2019
The magical landscape of Brimham Rocks with its SSSI moorland and panoramic views of Nidderdale has attracted artists for hundreds of years. Can you capture this spectacular landscape on camera?

Nature explorers - pond dipping

Sun 14 Jul 2019
Bring your nature explorers to this drop in session looking at the pond here at Brimham. What kinds of beasties can you find living under the water?

Geocaching Taster

Wed 24 Jul 2019
Bring your little adventurers for a digital treasure hunt at Brimham Rocks.

Kids Outdoor Day

Wed 31 Jul 2019
Come and explore high and low with Harrogate Climbing Centre on an adventure just for kids!