There are plenty of great places to enjoy rock climbing in Yorkshire, including the famous threesome of Kilnsey, Malham Cove and Gordale Scar.

A lot of the limestone cliffs that predominate in Yorkshire offer challenging climbing for more experienced climbers, whereas the gritstone outcrops such as Brimham Rocks, Almscliff and the Cow and Calf at Ilkley are maybe more suited to beginners.

Climbing enthusiasts need to head for the Pennines and the Yorkshire Dales where we have plenty of accommodation ideally placed. In addition climbers could consider the Nidderdale region or The North York Moors which also has some worthwhile crags; here again we have perfectly located cottages for a climbing holiday in Yorkshire.

For thosewho would like a bit of help and are maybe trying it for the first time should head to one of the many indoor climbing walls in the region. You'll find one in Leeds, Ingleton, Harrogate and Hull.

Start your adventure now! Simply click on `Cottages suitable for Rock Climbing' to view properties within close proximity of exciting climbing and boulderingvenues.

Harrogate Climbing Centre

This is an indoor climbing centre where you can learn to climb whatever the weather.

Gordale Scar

A waterfall and gorge which draws in tourist and keen climbers in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales

Robin Proctor's Scar

Robin Proctor Scar, or as it was formerly known - Norber Scar is situated near the village of Austwick near settle

Malham Cove - Rock Climbing

Malham Cove is the jewel in the crown of Yorkshire's limestone crags.

Kilnsey Cragg

With its fearsome overhang, Kilnsey Crag is an impressive limestone cliff just outside the small village of Kilnsey

Rock climbing at the Cow and Calf

llkley has been a popular destination for generations of climbers. It is one the of the best and most popular gritstone areas in the north

Rock climbing at Brimham Rocks
Rock climbing at Brimham Rocks

A selection of fascinating rock formations with great views over Nidderdale - great for all abilities.

Trow Gill
Trow Gill

A wooded limestone ravine provides great rock climbing, situated at the head of Clapdale near Clapham.