COVID-19

As the Covid-19 lockdown eases, access for climbing is opening back up, subject to some measures and restrictions depending on where you are going. Please make sure you have read and understood our current advice before heading out and apply it alongside RAD advice to ensure access issues don’t develop.

Brimham Rocks

Yorkshire Gritstone

Extensive geological beauty spot. Several edges and many pinnacles. Routes and bouldering.

Crag information
Climbing Area: Yorkshire Rock Type: Gritstone
Importance: Regional CRoW Land: Yes
Ownership: National Trust No. of Routes: 335
Within National Park: No Year Developed: 1937
Grid Reference: SE209650

Cafe open on weekends and most of the summer months. No camping but small bunkhouse may be available - ask at the Nat. Trust office on site.

CRoW Information

Open access land, designated under the Countryside & Rights of Way Act (2000) give area access rather than linear access as provided by public rights of way. It also gives a legal right of access specifically for climbing, as well as walking and other quiet recreation on foot.

Please bear in mind however that the landowner still has the right to restrict access for up to 28 days per year (often used on public safety grounds for shooting in moorland areas), and can also apply for longer term restrictions with Natural England (such as bans on dogs, or regular restrictions during particular times of year). It is important to check for these restrictions regularly as they can be added at short notice – all details for open access land in England can be found on Natural England’s website.  

Group Advice

Large groups should report to Nat. Trust office on arrival.

Area information

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Anonymous User
01/06/2020
Brimham Rocks car park is currently closed and the National Trust is urging people to not visit the attraction and to not park vehicles on the road.

https://www.harrogate-news.co.uk/2020/05/28/man-falls-25ft-at-brimham-rocks/?amp

news.co.uk/2020/05/28/man-falls-25ft-at-brimham-rocks/?amp