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Gargrave and Malhamdale

The spectacular scenery around Malham continues, as it has for centuries, to inspire writers, artists and photographers; many artists and craft workers sell in local outlets.

Gargrave village, four miles north-west of Skipton, sits astride the River Aire, only seven miles from its source at Malham.

A unique feature are the five village greens that give access to the riverside and stepping stones.

The Leeds - Liverpool canal passes through Gargrave.



Malham Tarn  is a glacial lake near the village of Malham in the Yorkshire Dales, England. It is 377 metres (1,237 ft) above sea level, making it the highest lake in England.Malham Tarn

Gordale Scar  A huge gorge was created during the Ice Ages, melting water creating a cavern that eventually collapsed to create the waterfall and gorge you see today including smooth rocks formed by Tufa deposits. Gordale Scar has been the source of inspiration for many works of Art and Literature and features in many walks. Gordale Scar

Janet's Foss and Malham Cove [285kb] A scenic walk from Janet's Foss to Malham CoveJanets Foss Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window




Coniston Shooting Grounds welcome visitors from beginners to experienced shooters. Tuition is available for clay pigeon, stalking and target shooting, including a range of simulated game targets.Coniston Cold Hotel
Coniston Falconry Centre An exhilarating bird of prey experience will thrill and amaze you.