village in the United Kingdom

Malham is a village in North Yorkshire known for Malham Cove, a large curved limestone cliff. There is no church in the village but at Kirkby Malham to the south.

Malham Cove

Get inEdit

By busEdit

Infrequent buses from Settle and Skipton, twice a day on weekdays run by The Little Red Bus and Pennine Buses.

By carEdit

Only reached by unclassified roads; best to use a map if coming by car.

By footEdit

Malham is on the Pennine Way between Thornton-in-Craven and Horton-in-Ribblesdale.

Get aroundEdit

It's easy enough to walk between all the places listed below.


Two of the most exciting limestone features in Yorkshire

Limestone pavement above Malham Cove

1 Malham Cove, Cove Road, BD23 4DJ.     with 2 Limestone Pavement (above).

3 Gordale Scar.    

4 Janet's Foss. a small but very pretty waterfall.    

5 Malham Tarn, BD24 9PU.    

Dales National Park Information centre. good photos and the village car park.




1 The Secret Garden Bistro, Beck Hall, Cove Rd, BD23 4DJ, +44 1729 830 729.


1 The Victoria Inn, Main St, Kirkby Malham, BD23 4BS, +44 1729 830 499.


1 YHA Malham, Pennine Way, +44 845 371 9529.

2 Hill Top Farm Bunkbarn, Back LnBack Ln, BD23 4DJ, +44 1729 830320.

3 The Lister Arms, Pennine Way, +44 1729 830330.  

Go nextEdit

All the roads from Malham are very scenic. Malham is on the Pennine Way and the typical next stop northbound is Horton-in-Ribblesdale (14½ miles). Southbound, one might aim for Gargrave (6 miles), Thorton-in-Craven (10½ miles) or Earby (12 miles).

Routes through Malham
EdaleGargrave  S   N  Horton-in-RibblesdaleKirk Yetholm

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