Grassington bullring

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Grassington bull ring MYD36640 (c) YDNPA, 2023

Grassington bull ring MYD36640 (c) YDNPA, 2023

Located in the cobbled market square in the centre of the village. The remains of the iron bullring are set into a ringed cobbled area in the ground. In the 18th century and earlier, bulls would be tied here and then attacked or baited with dogs.


In Grassington market place about 7 metres uphill from the walled seating area. About 5 metres onto the cobbles from the road that passes the Devonshire Arms. Only a ring of cobbles remains around the bolt where the metal ring used to be.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Grassington. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Lies in cobbled area. Viewable from roadside if not covered by parked cars.