GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Malham Cove

9 miles (14 km)

This super walk visits two well known beauty spots in the Yorkshire Dales. It begins at the village of Malham and follows the Pennine Way to the stunning Malham Cove. The cove is a huge curved cliff formation of limestone rock with a vertical cliff face of about 260 feet high.There are fabulous views across the Yorkshire Dales from the high point.
From the cove you continue to climb towards the beautiful Malham Tarn. The tarn is owned by the National Trust and is also a designated nature reserve. The walk takes you around the tarn on footpaths and country lanes before returning to Malham village on the Pennine Way.
An alternative route takes you to the tarn via the spectacular Gordale Scar where you will find twowaterfallsand overhanging limestone cliffs over 100 metres high.

Malham Cove OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Malham Cove Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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GPS Files

GPX File

Malham Cove and Malham Tarn.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

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