Malham Cove is a limestone cliff some 80 metres high and 300 metres wide, at the top is a limestone pavement. The Cove site one mile from Malham village is an impressive site from the bottom. A stream flows from the base of the cliff.
If you are preapred to make the walk to the top there are spectacular views across the Yorkshire Dales, a popular walk takes in Gordale Scar before climbing up to limestone pavement. Situated further behind the pavement is Malahm tarn. The tarn and surrounding nature reserve are managed by the National Trust.
The cliff face is popular with climbers,
Visiting Malham Cove
Malham Cove is open all year.
A good footpath leads from the road to the foot of the Cove and steps lead up to the Limestone Pavement on the top of the cove. Parking is available in the village