MALHAM Tarn is a popular Yorkshire Dales beauty spot set amid rolling hills and rugged moorland.

it’s just perfect for lacing up your boots, wrapping up warm and trying the landscape at its winter best.

A cold crisp day with far-reaching views makes walking at this time of year very rewarding and we have lots of walking routes to choose from.

If you prefer your outdoor adventures a bit faster our walks make great runs and we also have plenty of cycle routes to enjoy.

Malham Tarn is surrounded by spectacular limestone scenery, so feel refreshed after getting some fresh air in your lungs!

Here are a few ideas of things to do when you visit us - once you've done these we'd love you to come back and explore further.

Malham Tarn is a beautiful place for a stroll, a picnic and a chance for some fresh air; is a very special place.

You can walk or cycle and there are even some Tramper routes for you to try out - see our routes on the National Trust website.

The beautiful waterfall at Janet’s Foss is a magical place to visit, only a short walk from Malham village.

Somewhat uneven and rocky towards the end, this route provides that little bit of excitement to tempt the kids. This walk is particularly memorable in springtime as the woodland is a mass of wild garlic.

You can wander to Malham Cove, feeling on top of the world and marvelling at the view from the top.

Only a short walk from Malham village, the Cove has been a popular and awe-inspiring place to visit for hundreds of years. This route is accessible for pushchairs and wheelchairs, although there is a gradient.

Malham Tarn forms part of the internationally important National Nature Reserve and is home to a number of rare species, some of which are left over from the last Ice Age.

The Nature Reserve is an amazing place to visit, especially during the summer when the flowers and dragonflies are in abundance.

There is something for everyone here and it changes throughout the seasons so one visit is never enough.

From guided walks to pond dipping; mountain biking to geocahing; night sky star gazing events to bat walks - we have something for everyone to enjoy!

The first event of the new year is A Beginner’s Night Sky, on February 25, from 8pm to 10pm.

This event is weather dependent so if we can't see the stars we will take you on a night walk instead. Booking is essential.

April 26 will see a one-day map reading course at the Malham Tarn estate.

Expert tuition with Mark Reid, Mountain leader and author of The Inn Way guidebooks, will teach you essential skills.

Trail Running for Beginners is a session at Malham Tarn on May 14 from 10am to 11.30am.

You can join a run leader and National Trust Ranger to explore the Malham Tarn area and gain some useful tips for trail running.

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