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Attermire Scar & Malham Tarn from Stainforth
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Photo from the walk - Attermire Scar & Malham Tarn from Stainforth

Nat Park - Yorkshire Dales - Lower Ribblesdale

County/Area - North Yorkshire

Author - Stephen Starkey

Length - 16.5 miles / 26.8 km

Ascent - 2260 feet / 685 metres

Time - 10 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

A lengthy Yorkshire Dales walk from Stainforth that includes some of the highlights of the Malham area. The route passes Attermire Scar before continuing to Malham Tarn. The return includes a visit to Catrigg Froce waterfall. 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.

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

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