Malham Cove, Malham

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Malham Cove are a huge amphitheater-shaped cliff formation and a deep gorge, produced by water from melting glaciers over a period of 3 million years. Explore the western side of the cove’s 80 m (260 ft) cliff face, which features about 400 irregular stone steps forming part of the route of the Pennine Way, one of the country's longest and best-known walking trails. Widely regarded as one of Yorkshire’s most impressive natural wonders, the gorge contains two waterfalls and a series of overhanging limestone cliffs over 100 m (328 ft) high. When visiting this rugged area, remember to wear appropriate hiking footwear, wear layers of warm clothing, and bring plenty of food and water. Plan to visit Malham Cove and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Malham attractions using our Malham online trip maker.
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  • accessible from several different directions and very worthwhile. can continue to malham tarn or janets foss 
    accessible from several different directions and very worthwhile. can continue to malham tarn or janets foss  more »
  • We walked to Malham Cove during our weekend away and it’s so beautiful. The scenery is amazing, and an excellent walk for dogs too with a stream running beside the track for our dogs to jump in and... 
    We walked to Malham Cove during our weekend away and it’s so beautiful. The scenery is amazing, and an excellent walk for dogs too with a stream running beside the track for our dogs to jump in and...  more »
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  • What a lovely place to walk! Very popular destination for walkers as the place was crowded with people from all ages. Steps are a killer but there's plenty of places to have a breather, at the top incredible views. Would highly recommend
  • One of my favourite things I saw in the Yorkshire Dales. There were also people rock climbing which was amazing to watch. A beautiful area

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