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“working quarry”(47 reviews)
“coldstones cut”(31 reviews)
“car park”(67 reviews)
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Pateley Bridge, England
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All reviews working quarry coldstones cut car park amazing views lime kiln short walk surrounding countryside toft gate information boards steep climb up hill modern sculpture above sea level viewing platform public art bit breezy worth a stop
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A small free car park at the side of the B6265 2 miles from Pateley Bridge enables access to this unusual large architectural stone landmark. There is a 500 yard climb on a gravel path to the top of the hill where great views are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GKTravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A sculpture worth seeing with views over a working quarry and extensive views of the surrounding landscape. Surprised that it was not more imaginative.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a ample gravel car park just if the road from Pateley Bridge to Aysgarth. The footpath takes you up the hill approximately 500 metres to the Sculpture. The entry to the structure takes you through a high sided path to a view over...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank EasyPathfinder
Reviewed April 15, 2019

This is an interesting stop, they call it artwork, i would not call it that, not too sure as to what i would call it. Anyway we walked up and visited. Its a reasonable walk from the car park to the site, a little less...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Choose your day making sure it's a good viewing day. It's a stiffish climb from car park to viewing points but well worth it. The viewing circle with the global locations marked on its circular rail is an amazing piece of work. You can also...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Martin S
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

We walked here from our campsite near Pateley Bridge. It was a nice uphill walk 90% off road. Google maps directed us to the actual quarry entrance, the attraction entrance is about half a mile down the hill towards Pateley Bridge. It’s very windy up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bestyman
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Never been before or even heard about it until a friend went. Amazing views from the top across the valley and over the working quarry. Free car park then a gentle walk to the top. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ilkleygirl
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

This is an art insulation on top of a hill, we went on a very very windy day so could not look down into the quarry. Its now my favorite part of Pateley Bridge, its a few miles out of the village, there is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Reluctantreviwer
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

We took our visitors up to Coldstones Cut for a stroll. The view is amazing, the information boards are easy enough for people of all ages to read. We had a lovely time and would recommend it to everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pateleyscouse
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Hi, spent a lovely 24 hours in Pateley Bridge & popped to see Coldstones Cut, very windy blew the cobwebs away! The walk up to the sculptures looks steep but if done slowly is fine & stopping as you go to admire the views is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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March 11, 2019|
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Response from PhillA1234 | Reviewed this property |
No i whould only visit day time. somtimes they work later and can be worth a visit but as said its a bit of a walk in the dark.
Sharon M
October 13, 2017|
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Response from TuPzTravelz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed, but I would keep them on a lead, otherwise they could disappear over into the quarry! There are also sheep around in the fields on the way up there.
April 8, 2015|
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Response from TrishN145 | Reviewed this property |
It is free! Well worth a trip - parking is also free