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The Coldstones Cut

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Address: Pateley Bridge, England
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Views to Die For

An interesting place, providing excellent views across Nidderdale, coupled with the quarry, seemingly tiny toys at work in a child's sandpit.

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164 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

An interesting place, providing excellent views across Nidderdale, coupled with the quarry, seemingly tiny toys at work in a child's sandpit.

Thank IanGBradford
Great Ouseburn, United Kingdom
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727 reviews
368 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 468 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After 30 years living in the miserable south of England, I have returned home to God's Country. Occasionally, we issue visas to some of our southern chums to come and stay with us. Just a few a year, as we don't want too many trippers spoiling the Dales, but we invite enough so that they can act as missionaries when... More 

Thank MStJB
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although quite local to us we had never visited Coldstones Cut until we took some friends last weekend. It really is worth a visit. The walk up from the car park and the very enclosed approach enhances the anticipation. The views both of the surrounding countryside and the quarry when finally revealed are well worth it. The indicators of direction... More 

Thank CRN968
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70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ventured on this as part of a walk and it was a very pleasant surprise. Worth going to see either as a walk detour, or using the parking nearby.

1 Thank AllyMcBally
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing idea to have a stone sculpture at 1400 feet high above sea level, genius idea. The views alone are quite breath taking, you feel like your on top of the world. A quarry isn't very exciting for most people but perched up here it really is. The car park is called Toft gate lime kiln car park, just outside... More 

1 Thank Linda M
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short walk up from the car park and you feel on top of the world! Fantastic views. Great info boards. The best kind of public art.

1 Thank Satsumajam
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The climb up is a little steep but not as bad as it looks. It's worth the exertion as the views are wonderful and you also can see into the huge quarry which I had no idea was there!

1 Thank Lucy K
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to give the kids some exercise and fresh air.Visit during the week and watch the diggers and lorries in the quarry. It's free and take a picnic and enjoy the views.Drive through pateley bridge pass the garage on the right-hand side to the top of the hill and it's on the left-hand side

1 Thank RichScoobydoo
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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809 reviews
549 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park in the small car park on road from Pately Bridge towards Skipton , only room for about twenty cars and its then a stiff uphill walk in open moorland to the great view at the top . To keep you going enjoy a quick look at the lime kilns from the 1800s near the car park and watch the... More 

Thank Alan W
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

\we had difficulty finding this feature as the post code we had led our sat nav off on a small lane ending up at a private access road. We eventually found it by going through Pateley Bridge and it is just over a mile outside on the left hand side of the road. The car park is quite small and... More 

1 Thank Stephen D

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