Many of our holiday home owners enjoy the walk from us here at Warren Forest to the stunning Brimham Rocks. The spectacular rock outcrops which for the park landscape, are an over spill from this particular National Trust site.
There is lots of information on the internet regarding Brimham Rocks, we have collated some of the most fascinating facts for your enjoyment, alongside some beautiful photographs of the rocks found here on the park.
“Brimham Rocks is an amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations, sculpted over centuries by ice, wind and rain. It makes a great day out for families, climbers, walkers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views. The strangely shaped rock formations tower over heather moorland, offering panoramic views across Nidderdale and to the Vale of York.
…..explore the labyrinth of paths through this unique landscape. The surrounding moorland abounds with wildlife and there are picnic spots aplenty. In summer the heather flowers turn the moorland purple, attracting bees and butterflies. This intriguing landscape is like no other you will have seen.
Brimham Rocks is one of just over 4,000 sites nation-wide which have been awarded the status Site of Special Scientific Interest’ (SSSI). Attributed by Natural England, this status is used in order to protect the natural, environmental or geological heritage of the British Isles from development, pollution or insensitive land management.
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