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.
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By bus edit
Infrequent buses from Settle and Skipton, twice a day on weekdays run by The Little Red Bus and Pennine Buses.
By car edit
Only reached by unclassified roads; best to use a map if coming by car.
By foot edit
Get around edit
It's easy enough to walk between all the places listed below.
Two of the most exciting limestone features in Yorkshire
3 Gordale Scar (From Hawthorns Ln walk through Gordale Scar Campsite). this deep limestone gully has a double waterfall at the end with a jacuzzi size plunge pool. free.
4 Janet's Foss (best entered following the footpath along Gordale Beck from the south). a small but very pretty waterfall with a swimming pool sized plunge pool. free.
5 Malham Tarn, BD24 9PU.
6 Dales National Park Information centre, Chapel Gate, Malham BD23 4DA, ☏ . 10AM-5PM. good photos and the village car park.
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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
|Edale ← Gargrave ←
|→ Horton-in-Ribblesdale → Kirk Yetholm