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Top facts about Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales

It is hard not to be impressed with the beauty of Malham Cove, one of the top tourist destinations in Yorkshire. But what is it all about? Here are some interesting facts about this magnificent natural wonder in the UK.



  1. Malham Cove is a huge curving amphitheatre shaped cliff formation of limestone rock.

  2. The vertical face of the cliff is about 260 feet high.

  3. The top of the cove is a large area of deeply eroded limestone pavement, of a strange pattern rarely seen in England.

  4. The cove is located near to the pretty town of Malham in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

  5. Malham Cove is approximately 80 metres high and 300 metres wide (a 260 foot high by 984 foot long curved crag).

  6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter seen camping at Malham Cove! Scenes for Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows were filmed all around Malham including Malham Cove, the limestone pavement, Malham Tarn and Gordale Scar.

  7. Malham Cove recently featured on Susan Calman's Grand Day Out and is definitely worth a watch. https://www.channel5.com/episode/susan-calmans-grand-day-out-in-yorkshire/

  8. Your holiday with High Adventure Holidays includes a visit to this beautiful landmark and will be one of the highlights of your visit.

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