Malham Cove and Gordale, Malham
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Malham Cove and Gordale 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. Put Malham Cove and Gordale into our Malham trip itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We visited Malham on a grey weekend afternoon. It's can be quite tricky to park in Malham, so we headed to the Yorkshire Dales official car park. It cost us £4.50 to park for the day but there was ple...  more »
  • Snow and shine excellent photographic shots. I was there in November and got so many good photographs 
  • We got caught by a diversion, so took alot longer to get there than we had planned. There is no immediate parking, so a good walk before you even get in to the park. Low level walk to the cove is easy...  more »