Accommodations in Malham near Malham Cove (Malham, United Kingdom)
Malham Cove (Malham, United Kingdom)
Malham Cove lies just outside the North Yorkshire village of Malham within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is a natural limestone formation with sheer cliff faces and its bottom is occupied by a stream called Malham Beck, that flows out of the cove. A steep footpath climbs up its western edge and allows visitors to reach the top of the formation 80 metres (260 feet) above. At the top of Malham Cove there is a large flat limestone plateau, which was used for a scene in the Harry Potter film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1)”. It also featured in the BBC TV series “ Seven Natural Wonders” The Cove was created during the last ice age but today is a popular tourist destination for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts as well as those that simply wish to enjoy a picnic in its tranquil surroundings. The sheer rock faces are used by rock climbers. Malham Cove can only be reached on foot, via a public footpath from Malham village, which involves a walk of about 1 mile. There are no admission charges.
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