logo Walking Britain

Arncliffe from Malham Tarn
Introduction to Walk 1282

Photo from the walk - Arncliffe from Malham Tarn

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Malhamdale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 12.5 miles / 20.3 km

Ascent - 1650 feet / 500 metres

Time - 7 hours 50 minutes

Grade - moderate

This Yorkshire Dales walk includes Malham Tarn, the pretty village of Arncliffe in Littondale, some wonderful limestone scenery and sense of getting away from it all. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers. Travel restrictions for exercise in Wales and Scotland will be lifted in early July.

Covid 19 Update for Walkers


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL2Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL2Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 98Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 98Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 3092
0.6 miles / 1.0 km away
Malham Cove & Watlowes from Malham Tarn
Grade - easy
Length - 4.4 miles / 7.2 km
Walk 1051
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route A)
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1239
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route B)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 1274
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Nappa Cross from Malham
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 2602
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Gordale Scar & Malham Cove (Route C)
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.1 miles / 14.8 km
Walk 2704
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Kirkby Malham & Hanlith from Malham
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 2737
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
The River Aire & Kirkby Malham from Malham
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 3577
1.8 miles / 2.9 km away
Malham Cove from Malham
Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km
Walk 1701
3.9 miles / 6.3 km away
Bordley Hall & Malham Moor
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 1377
4.1 miles / 6.5 km away
Calton and Hanlith Moors from Airton
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Books & eBooks

Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Walks in the Yorkshire DalesGuidebook to 50 of Jack Keighleys favourite walks in the Yorkshire Dales. All the walks are circular, and range from 4.5 to nearly 8 miles. They vary from simple valley strolls (ideal as half-day 'family rambles') to strenuous fell expeditions. Hand-written and profusely illustrated in Jack's highly distinctive style.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Walking - Covid 19 update

Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.