Walk ny122 Gordale Scar and Malham Cove via Shorkley Hill from Malham

The best way to approach Malham Cove


Route outline for walk ny122:

Malham  -  The Pennine Way  -  Gordale Beck  -  New Laithe  -  Mantley Field Laithe  -  Janet's Foss  -  Gordale Bridge  -  Gordale Scar  -  Gordale Bridge  -  Cawden Flats Barn  -  Shorkley Hill  -  Sheriff Hill  -  Malham Cove  -  Malham Beck  -  Malham.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The magnificent cliffs at Malham Cove are 70m (230ft) high.

When Malham Beck disappears into the ground at Water Sinks is not the same Malham Beck that emerges at the bottom of Malham Cove. It actually emerges at Aire Head some 4km further South.

Limestone Pavement like the top of Malham Cove is comprised of Clints(ridges of rock) and Grykes (the deep fissures).


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
1
Bridget

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Malham Cove at 319m (1047ft). Malham Cove is known as an Bridget.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL2 or OL41
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny122 Gordale Scar and Malham Cove via Shorkley Hill from Malham

In no particular order . . .

Limestone Pavement on top of Malham Cove

Limestone Pavement on top of Malham Cove

Photo: Sheila Holmes (5)

The limestone pavement on the top of Malham Cove

The limestone pavement on the top of Malham Cove

Photo: David Wright (208)

Janet's Foss, Malham

Janet's Foss, Malham

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (11)

Malham Cove from Malham

Malham Cove from Malham

Photo: Anthony Morris (11)

Above Malham Cove, Malham

Above Malham Cove, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (9)

Gordale Scar

Gordale Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (127)

Above Gordale Scar near Malham

Above Gordale Scar near Malham

Photo: Sheila Holmes (3)

Gordale Scar near Malham

Gordale Scar near Malham

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (10)

Looking over the edge of Malham Cove

Looking over the edge of Malham Cove

Photo: Philip Hemsworth (12)

Malham Village from the top of Malham Cove

Malham Village from the top of Malham Cove

Photo: David Wright (209)

*Gordale Scar, Malham

*Gordale Scar, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (4)

Janet's Foss

Janet's Foss

Photo: Chris Oldfield (1)

Malham Cove, Malham

Malham Cove, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (11)

Malham Cove

Malham Cove

Photo: Wayne Hill (41)

Gordale Scar in spate

Gordale Scar in spate

Photo: David Wright (205)

Malham Village

Malham Village

Photo: Robin Grant (1)

Janet's Foss near Malham

Janet's Foss near Malham

Photo: David Wright (202)

Woodland near Malham

Woodland near Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (1)

Gordale Scar near Malham

Gordale Scar near Malham

Photo: David Wright (204)

The top of Malham Cove from Shorkley Hill

The top of Malham Cove from Shorkley Hill

Photo: Chris Oldfield (3)

Above Gordale Scar, Malham

Above Gordale Scar, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (6)

Gordale Scar, Malham

Gordale Scar, Malham

Photo: Glynn Trueman (15)

Gordale Scar nr Malham Cove

Gordale Scar nr Malham Cove

Photo: Anthony Morris (8)

Janet's Foss, Malham

Janet's Foss, Malham

Photo: Glynn Trueman (13)

The path leading to Gordale Scar near Malham

The path leading to Gordale Scar near Malham

Photo: David Wright (203)

Janet's Foss near Malham

Janet's Foss near Malham

Photo: Sheila Holmes (1)

Above Gordale Scar, Malham

Above Gordale Scar, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (5)

Looking over the edge of Malham Cove

Looking over the edge of Malham Cove

Photo: Sheila Holmes (6)

*View from the from the top of Malham Cove

*View from the from the top of Malham Cove

Photo: Wayne Hill (42)

On the top of Malham Cove

On the top of Malham Cove

Photo: Donna Tobitt (1)

Approaching Gordale Scar nr Malham Cove

Approaching Gordale Scar nr Malham Cove

Photo: Anthony Morris (7)

Climbing Gordale Scar nr Malham Cove

Climbing Gordale Scar nr Malham Cove

Photo: Anthony Morris (9)

*Looking Over Malham Cove, Malham

*Looking Over Malham Cove, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (10)

Gordale Scar, Malham

Gordale Scar, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (3)

Gordale Scar, Malham

Gordale Scar, Malham

Photo: Glynn Trueman (14)

Heading for the climb up Gordale Scar near Malham

Heading for the climb up Gordale Scar near Malham

Photo: Sheila Holmes (2)

Malham Cove

Malham Cove

Photo: Chris Oldfield (2)

Malham Cove

Malham Cove

Photo: David Wright (210)

Malham Cove from Malham

Malham Cove from Malham

Photo: David Wright (211)

Limestone Pavement at the top of Malham Cove

Limestone Pavement at the top of Malham Cove

Photo: Anthony Morris (13)

Janet's Foss, Malham

Janet's Foss, Malham

Photo: Brian Thompson (2)

Looking over Malham Cove

Looking over Malham Cove

Photo: Anthony Morris (10)


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