Roseberry Topping

The rocky summit of Roseberry Topping viewed through leafy trees in Newton Wood

Important notice -

Roseberry Topping is open for visitors, and you don't need to book to visit. We encourage everyone to observe social distancing measures. Please stay local if possible to avoid creating hotspots.

Distinctive and iconic landmark with fine views across North Yorkshire and Cleveland

Roseberry Topping

History

A portrait of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) after Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland

Our Captain Cook connection 

Captain Cook is said to have got his taste for adventure by exploring the slopes of Roseberry Topping as a young boy.

Roseberry Topping silhouetted against a hazy sunset

Prince Oswy 

Our special place has inspired many myths and legends. The most well-known tells the terrible tale of a tragic Northumbrian Prince called Oswy.

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Wildlife

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Our work

A path winds its way between trees at Roseberry Topping

Improving paths at Roseberry Topping 

We've been working to minimise the mud on some of Roseberry's well-used routes.

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Join or give

A group walks through deep snow towards Roseberry Topping which stands out white against dark grey clouds

Dedicate a donation 

Support Roseberry Topping 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 Roseberry for years to come.