Malham Cove

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Billy A
Eastbourne, UK136 contributions
Well worth the effort.
Oct 2021 • Solo
What a beautiful part of the UK, an easy walk from the village, then the steps to the top. I made it about 420, to be honest by the time I got to the top after lugging up 20kg of camera bag and tripod it could have been any number.
Well worth the effort.
Written October 17, 2021
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Avux99
Cheshire, UK416 contributions
Loop walk
Apr 2021 • Family
One of the highlights of the Yorkshire Dales. If you are feeling energetic, do the loop walk over to Gordale Scar & Janet’s Foss & back to Malham. Approx 5 miles total.
Written October 8, 2021
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Maria F
Southampton, UK65 contributions
Wonderful place
Oct 2021
Gorgeous views and stunning scenery. A must see. You don’t have to go up to the top, but if so 429 steps worth
Written October 7, 2021
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Jmcc150
London, UK136 contributions
Great walks
Oct 2021 • Couples
Glorious sunny day in October. This is a brilliant place for walking. I took the circular walk along the river via Janet’s Foss. After a short diversion to see Goredale Scar, I then headed up to the top of Malham Cove. A few hints: Do the walk this way round (Anti-clockwise) it is a gentler climb than the steep steps up the side of the crag. It tales about 2 hours if you stop to enjoy the view. Wear boots because the ground is often uneven and occasionally muddy. Do not think that the metalled road to Janet’s Foss is easier to walk. It is shorter, but goes steeply up hill before descending to the falls. The river route is easier but longer. Use the car park or park before you get to the village. If you can’t walk, use can see the escarpment if you drive up through the village. There is very little space for cars at Janet’s Foss. In any case you have scramble down some rocks to see the falls. Plenty of places selling pub food in the village.
Written October 6, 2021
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nlaldous
Norwich, UK80 contributions
Wow
Oct 2021 • Couples
Awesome views despite the rain and hale. I am sure this is a place you could visit time and time again as there are several walks. The vistas are breath taking, as is the steep walk up, quite literally. Loved Malham even managed to get the obligatory fridge magnet in the visitors centre. Recommend the scar and janets floss although not sure I would join the nutters skinny dipping, perhaps in the summer! Didn't make it to the tarn as we were soaked through.
Written October 5, 2021
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billyaylesbury
Aylesbury Vale, UK183 contributions
Truly wonderful experience
Sep 2021
A really inspirational place to visit,the views are worth the effort.
We walked the route given to us at the visitor centre and it was a great experience.
We asked the route anti clockwise but found walking down the steps hard ,when we go back it will be walking up the steps.
The steps aren’t easy but take your time and the views at the top are awesome.
Written October 4, 2021
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Ski'n bike
Hertford, UK371 contributions
Limestone cliffs
Oct 2021
Hard to see for us in the fog and driving rain.
Spectacular scenery, and you can walk to the limestone pavement at the top via 428 steps.
Written October 4, 2021
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Michael Cousins
Peterborough, UK3 contributions
What a view
Sep 2021 • Couples
We went to Malham on one of the hottest day of the year ,we walked from the car park to the cove on a very easy path it was all we had expected.The hardest part was walking up to the top of the cove the steps are uneven but ,we had to stop and rest a couple of times but well worth the effort to see the limestone pavement.My advice is to take your time and wear sensible shoes not flip-flops or opened toed shoes and keep to the paths.
Written September 29, 2021
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BackPacker800547
Bilston, UK602 contributions
Amazing geology
Sep 2021 • Couples
This is one of the best sights in the area, at the heart of a great number of circular walks. It can be seen for miles and is a great testament to the power of geology.

The cove is stunning, when viewed from the bottom. There are a lot of steps to go up, or down, although well constructed

The limestone pavement above is great too, but don't drop anything down the gaps. The views from there are also great

Must visit location
Written September 23, 2021
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Stuey4314
South Wales, UK109 contributions
Stunning Landscape
Aug 2021 • Family
This place is amazing. It’s part of a breathtaking landscape that is so accessible for all ages and most abilities. We went as four families with eight children ranging from 6 to 13. Everyone loved it. It’s well sign posted. The paths and gates are all very well maintained. If I’m back in the area I’ll definitely visit again. Superb!
Written September 23, 2021
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