Where?
This activity is based around the area of Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park
Who for?
Key stage 2 and 3 - England and Wales
Level 2 and 3 - Scotland
Who by?
This activity is led by our education team at the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Malham cove
Malham cove offers geology, wildlife and tourism

Activity aims:

Circular walk to Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet's Foss, through some of the most spectacular UK limestone scenery; students will explore the landscape, wildlife, heritage and management issues of the area. This is a whole day activity, taking about 5 hours.

Students will learn that

  • The National Park is a special place.
  • The special qualities of the National Park are fragile and vulnerable.
  • The National Park Authority helps to look after the National Park.
  • Everyone can help to look after the National Park.

More like this:

A full range of tutored modules are available from the education team at the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Contact our education team:

Tel:  0300 456 0030
Email: education@yorkshiredales.org.uk

What you will need:

  1. Outdoor clothing and footwear
  2. Packed lunches

Curriculum links (England):

  • KS2 Geography: places; environmental change; locality.
  • KS3 Geography, Unit 13: Limestone landscapes of England.