With its splendid 15th century church, known as the Cathedral of the Dales, the little Scandinavian village of Kirkby Malham is a delight. The name means "the village with a church near Malham" and, situated above the River Aire, this is the Yorkshire Dales at its most scenic.
LOCATION: South Yorkshire Dales
START: Malham village car park, toilets.
Grid ref: SD900627 Postcode: BD234DA
DISTANCE: 5 (or 3) miles
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer OL - Yorkshire Dales South Or Explorer OL - Forest of Bowland
REFRESHMENTS: Malham & Kirkby Malham
EN ROUTE: Pennine Way, Hanlith
This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News