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The Coldstones Cut

Pateley Bridge, England
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Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from York
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“working quarry” (39 reviews)
“fantastic views” (21 reviews)
“coldstones cut” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Pateley Bridge, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short walk up a gravel pathway takes you to the cut. Get amazing views of the quarry and surrounding countryside

Thank Maureen E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

someone had recommended stump cross cavern so i checked out other things to do near pately bridge on trip advisor and it came up with here. it was well worth the visit, the views over the quarry are fantastic and the information you can see...More

Thank janine h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was unsure about coming here but am so glad we did. It's just outside Pately Bridge up the hill. Free parking and free entry. You have to walk up the hill to get to the sculpture which isn't so bad. The Sculpture is huge and...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an unusual place part art work part viewing platform. We went on a crystal clear day and enjoyed panoramic views out to the moor and back towards York definitely worth the visit but wrap up warm however strong the sunshine the wind will find...More

Thank charleysaunt2015
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A short, steep walk up to the site, but well worth the exertion. The views were great, not just for the spectacular views of Nidderdale, but of the quarry, which is huge. Lots of interesting information there to read on the various notices but the...More

Thank lizziem688
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Fascinating place to visit. We were on a walk when we visited this place, but there is a car park nearby as we did see people walking the short distance to get to the Coldstones Cut. This is a huge construction and something you don't...More

Thank Larraine D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This extraordinary man made feature is well worth visting. I think this is a viewing point for the whole of the quarry, a trigonetry point and its wonderful views.

Thank writerofGreeknovels
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Was advised to visit and have to say it was a very interesting visit. Amazing view and the size of the quarry is huge. Very windy so be careful if it's stormy, Worth the walk up.

Thank Scrubbitt
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Unfortunately the day that we chose to visit was not particularly bright. It is a fair walk from the car park. The installation itself is very clever and well constructed. I am sure that on a clear sunny days the views would be astounding but...More

Thank Mudeford123
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Really atmospheric place.... The sculpture is like a weird roman fort and the winds and moors surrounding give this a real raw beauty.

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Response from Trish N | Reviewed this property |
It is free! Well worth a trip - parking is also free