Things to do

Visit the Wensleydale Creamery

Welcome to cheese heaven! At the award-winning Wensleydale Creamery, visitors will learn everything there is to know about the famous British cheese and the art of cheese making. It’s even possible to see the cheese literally being cut, stirred, pitched, …

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Visit Settle

Settle District is a bustling market town surrounded by delightful villages, ideally situated between the scenic Yorkshire Dales and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is the Forest of Bowland. Settle Market is held on Tuesdays – further information …

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Winterburn Reservoir Walk

Difficulty: Easy Length: 5.21 miles Time: 1 hr 40 mins Looking for a way to beat the Malham crowds? Why not head to Winterburn. This small hamlet is about 15 minutes drive from Beck Hall through the stunning Yorkshire Dales …

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Gordale Scar

Approx. 1.5 miles away from Beck Hall A five-minute walk from Janet’s Foss, through a breathtaking valley, will lead you to Gordale Scar. This dramatic limestone ravine is well worth a visit, with its two waterfalls and 100m high cliffs. …

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Janet’s Foss

1.3 miles away from Beck Hall Janet’s Foss is a mystical waterfall which takes around 30 minutes to reach on foot from Beck Hall, Malham. Look out for Janet (also known as Jennet), the ‘Queen of the Fairies’. Legend has …

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Malham Tarn

Approx. 2.5 miles away from Beck Hall This beautiful glacial lake was the inspiration for Children’s classic The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby. It’s the highest lake in England at 377m (1,237 ft) above sea level and …

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Pennine Way

A 268 mile, 429 km walk along the backbone of England through some of the most beautiful countryside in the world….. The Pennine Way was conceived by Rambler and Writer Tom Stephenson in 1935 but not officially opened untill 1965 …

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Malham Cove

Approx. 0.5 miles from Beck HallH Among the top 10 geological wonders of Britain is Malham Cove, and it’s a convenient 15-minute walk from Beck Hall. This spectacular cliff, formed after the last ice age, soars 80m above the beck …

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Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle is a medieval castle in Skipton, North Yorkshire, England. It was built in 1090 by Robert de Romille, a Norman baron, and has been preserved for over 900 years. History The castle was originally a motte and bailey …

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Malham spectacular walk

This walk takes in Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and Janet’s Foss (approx 3 hours) Starting from the National Park Centre car park, turn left into the village, past the Buck Inn, then take the left hand road signposted Malham Tarn. Continue …

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COVID-19

Beck Hall is now fully open including the hotel and restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We are following government guidelines regarding social distancing and additional hygiene procedures.

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