Druid Temple & Brimham Rocks

Druids Temple

Druids TempleThe Druids Temple is near Ilton in North Yorkshire.

The temple is a folly created by William Danby of nearby Swinton Hall in 1820. Danby created the temple to generate work for the local population who were paid 1 shilling a day. A salary was offered for someone to live at the Temple as a hermit for seven years; legend suggests that someone stayed for five years before going mad. The temple sits in a private forest – entry is free.

Druids Temple at Masham

Druids Temple

Brimham Rocks

Brimham RocksBrimham Rocks is a collection of amazing rock formations on Brimham Moor in North Yorkshire.

The rocks have been naturally sculpted over centuries by ice, wind and rain. The site is owned by the National Trust is open all year round. Entry to the rocks is free however there is car parking charge for non National Trust members.


Brimham Rocks

Brimham Rocks

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If you would like me to create a private tour for you which includes a visit to the Druid Temple & Brimham Rocks and other attractions in Yorkshire, I will be happy to offer you my advice and plan the perfect tour around your requirements. I recognise that for many of you this may be a once in a lifetime trip – my emphasis is upon making your stay welcoming and an experience you’ll enjoy and will always remember.

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