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Plumpton Rocks

Wetherby Road | Harrogate, Knaresborough HG5 8NA, England
+44 1289 382322
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Came here with my mum and my dog, was worried about coming when reading about the fact there was no... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Redcar, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great venue for walking and exploring.

For a small entrance fee, you get to explore this wonderful lake and its surroundings. It is really... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Sally M
London, United Kingdom
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Wetherby Road | Harrogate, Knaresborough HG5 8NA, England
+44 1289 382322
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Came here with my mum and my dog, was worried about coming when reading about the fact there was no toilets, this is defiantly Something they need, however the man at the gate in his hut who took the money was ever so nice, parking...More

Thank KrissyO306
Reviewed 5 September 2017

For a small entrance fee, you get to explore this wonderful lake and its surroundings. It is really back to nature, with no shop, cafe or toilet, but well worth it for the views and exercise!!

2  Thank Sally M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It's amazing how great this place is to visit compared to how many people there were there. It's almost deserted. Great place for adventuring with kids.

Thank TackieMensah
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We came here with the family ranging from young children to grandparents. We all enjoyed the picturesque walk around the lake and the kids especially loved climbing the rocks and exploring. There were little log dens dotted about and I'm sure when the Rhododendrons are...More

Thank YorkshireScotty
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Off the beaten track, but well worth a visit. As you approach the start you are high up in the rock formation above a large lake. Take the rouble to find your way down and the view is well worth it.

Thank AlanSamo
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Went here many years ago before you had to pay to go in! Still very beautiful and quirky sort of place. Kids love exploring all the nooks and crannies etc. We were lucky with the weather, which will make a big difference.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere for a short Sunday walk, we remembers Plumpton Rocks had re-opened a while ago. We hadn't been for ages so gave it a go. If you're not expecting much by way of "modern" facilities like a visitor centre, paved paths or a...More

1  Thank GeoffandSandra
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Hidden gem on the outskirts of Harrogate. Lovely setting for a peaceful walk or a picnic. Plenty of space to explore and enjoy nature in all its glory. Would recommend sturdy footwear to make the most of the opportunity.

1  Thank Cam672
Reviewed 20 August 2017

An amazing place and anyone who rates this lower than a 5, obviously has no capacity to appreciate it's unique and extremely interesting nature. This idyllic location, consists of rocky plateau, which is covered with trees, which overlooks a man made lake, that is achieved...More

2  Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and saw this on an internet search. Arrived to 1 car in the not so car park... a field to park in a free for all fashion... of this is after got charged £7!! And on the leaflet it was...More

2  Thank Sarah G
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Jean M
26 February 2017|
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Response from Margomatt | Reviewed this property |
Think it's only open March to October and then only at weekends and bank holidays. Think it's staffed by volunteers but definitely worth a visit 👍
12 November 2016|
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Response from truscom | Reviewed this property |
No, closes at the end of October. The site would be very muddy!
karen h
10 September 2016|
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Response from TippenL | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our dog. It says to keep them on leads at one point about half way round. By which point oyr dog had been off! Whoops.