COVES & SCARS

HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE – YORKSHIRE DALES

The Yorkshire Dales offers some of the most spectacular cove and scar formations in the United Kingdom. With Ribblesdale Pods ideally located within the centre of the national park, each of these beautiful and breathtaking natural phenomenons can be explored during your stay with us. Explore some of the best Yorkshire Dales coves and scars below now and get ready to stay at the number one luxury glamping accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales – Ribblesdale Pods.

MALHAM COVE

Malham Cove is a large curved limestone formation 0.6 miles north of the village of Malham. It was formed by a waterfall carrying meltwater from glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age more than 12,000 years ago.

Today it is a well-known beauty spot within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A large limestone pavement is above the cove.

9.8 miles / 24 minutes by car

9.6 miles / 3 hours, 23 minutes on foot

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MALHAM COVE

Malham Cove is a large curved limestone formation 0.6 miles north of the village of Malham. It was formed by a waterfall carrying meltwater from glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age more than 12,000 years ago.

Today it is a well-known beauty spot within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A large limestone pavement is above the cove.

9.8 miles / 24 minutes by car

9.6 miles / 3 hours, 23 minutes on foot

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GORDALE SCAR

Gordale Scar is a limestone ravine 1 mile northeast of Malham. It contains two waterfalls and has overhanging limestone cliffs over 100 metres high.

The stream flowing through the scar is Gordale Beck, which on leaving the gorge flows over Janet’s Foss before joining Malham Beck two miles downstream to form the River Aire.

12.6 miles / 33 minutes by car

9.7 miles / 3 hours, 21 minutes on foot

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GORDALE SCAR

Gordale Scar is a limestone ravine 1 mile northeast of Malham. It contains two waterfalls and has overhanging limestone cliffs over 100 metres high.

The stream flowing through the scar is Gordale Beck, which on leaving the gorge flows over Janet’s Foss before joining Malham Beck two miles downstream to form the River Aire.

12.6 miles / 33 minutes by car

9.7 miles / 3 hours, 21 minutes on foot

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