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Malham Cove

Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
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Impressive landscape

As part of our hike we passed Malham Cove. Very impressive and beautiful. But I can imagine it can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Busy but still peaceful

Went here with my wife recently as part of her Mandy Jugend world dominiation training. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 days ago
“Busy but still peaceful”
2 days ago
“Breath taking views and well worth the effort”
Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As part of our hike we passed Malham Cove. Very impressive and beautiful. But I can imagine it can be very busy. We were there on a Wednesday and off season and already there were a lot of people, including very noisy school children.

Thank ebuising
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here with my wife recently as part of her Mandy Jugend world dominiation training. It is a lovely part of the country so good for clearing the mind, you must go up the steps to the top anybody can do it i managed even...More

Thank Sween63
Reviewed 2 days ago

Malham Cove is beautiful. Start at the National Park Centre and walk towards Janet's Foss (a waterfall), go to Gordale Scar (overhanging cliffs) which is a slight detour, come back to the trail and walk across fields till you come to the famous Limestone pavement...More

Thank Mahendra G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to do this walk first as it was one of the shorter ones​ around Malham and we were not disappointed . The only advice I would give is to make sure you go to the cove first on this walk so that you...More

Thank Mrsrandallrabbit
Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful walk and view of this magnificent cove..... the "rocking" limestone pavement at the top is fascinating.....

Thank john h
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning, I highly recommend the longer way up via the hill instead of the stairs to get to the top and do the stairs down to the cove.

Thank Katelyn H
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are several walks in the area, but we chose to go across the clifftop from the road rather than walk from the town up the cove. Great walk through grassy sheep country. Nothing is particularly marked, so you have to know generally where you're...More

Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 4 days ago

Climb the 435 steps it takes to get to the top and you will be rewarded with amazing views of the dales. Continue the walk to Janet,s Foss and reward yourself with a pint at the Lister Arms.

Thank terip132014
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you enjoy a moderate to strenuous circular walk full of natural beauty this visit is for you. Park in the Village of Malham and walk to Janet's Foss a very pretty waterfall. A short walk further on is Gordale Scar with two further waterfalls...More

Thank JN1230
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cove itself is incredible and there are lots of different walks possible. The path round the cove is well maintained and stepped although care is needed at the top walking on slabs of limestone and it would be tricky in wet weather.

Thank Catherine T
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Can You take dogs here does anybody know? Thanks
18 September 2015|
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Response from Alison C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very much so, it's great for dogs!!
Wajid A
Hi Is this walk suitable for prams/buggies?
13 August 2015|
Response from Steven L | Reviewed this property |
the path to the base of the cliff is not too bad and should just be about manageable with a buggy. However you would have no chance climbing the 400 steps to the top.
Is this walk suitable for those who don't have a head for height?
4 May 2015|
Response from Denise S |
This is a good walk for anyone and everyone. You can do as much or as little strenuous walking as needed. I would suggest watching the whole walk on utube channel known as the walking with the taxi driver series- Malham... More