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July 19, 2020

Malham Moor – Norsemen, Monks, Drovers and others

Malham Tarn (Water Sinks) car park, water sinks car park
next to Malham Tarn, grid ref SD 8941 6580
The village of Malham in Malhamdale

Booking for this walk is closed until further notice

A moderate 4½ mile (7½ km) walk on Malham Moor. Hear about the Bronze Age people, Romans, Norsemen, Monks and Drovers, all of whom have left their mark on the landscape. See Bronze Age burial sites, an ancient trackway, a seventeenth century farmhouse, and hear about the drovers who held a huge cattle fair on the moor.

The route is on good paths with a moderate climb and a small number of stiles.

Please wear outdoor clothing appropriate to the weather on the day and sturdy shoes with good grips and bring a packed lunch and drink.

Meet at Malham Tarn (Water Sinks) car park BD23 4DJ. Grid reference: SD 894 658.

Dogs not allowed.

Places limited, booking advisable.