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Grand Depart Yorkshire 2014

Tour De France 2014 - Grand Depart Yorkshire

Malhamdale will make the perfect base for your stay during The Tour De France Grand Depart, Starting in Leeds on the 5th of July 2014 and finishing in Harrogate, the route covers most of Wharfedale on a tour of The Dales, through Otley, Ilkley, Skipton, Threshfield, Kilnsey, Kettlewell, Buckden, Aysgarth, Hawes and then Muker, Gunnerside, Reeth, Leyburn, Masham, Ripon and the sprint finish in Harrogate.

Tour De France Yorkshire Grand Depart Day 1 route map Tour De France Yorkshire Day 1 Route Map

Welcome to Yorkshire TDF Grand Depart website Tour De France - The Grand Depart

Learn a new skill - Butchery & Charcuterie courses

Learn pork butchery, curing and sausage mnaking skills, create your own sausage here on the farm in the Yorkshire Dales.

Please contact Chris on 01729-830902 or email chris@paganum.co.uk or visit the website at www.yorkshirechorizo.co.uk for more information. Please quote ‘Malhamdale.com when booking.

How about a Malhamdale based Photography course?

Explore the Quintessential Dales of Yorkshire epitomised by 'Emmerdale' 'Heartbeat' and 'Herriot'.

No working to a formulated script, no classrooms, a proactive tutor, small group workshops encompassing your individual needs, with photographic problem solving.

Throughout the year, Fotodayz offers 1 and 3 day workshops in Yorkshire at Malham, Swaledale, and Flamborough. The cost of the single day is £130. The cost of the 3 days is £322 including single ensuite accommodation and meals.

One of Dorcas’ previous guests, David Mooney enthused “I had a very enjoyable and fruitful weekend. I am over the moon with some of the shots we achieved and very grateful for the patience Dorcas showed for me as a complete novice. The location, the course content/ tuition and the company where all top class for me.”

Please contact Dorcas on 07530 850198 or email fotodayz@googlemail.com or visit the website at www.fotodayz.co.uk for more information. Please quote ‘Malhamdale.com or Paganum’ for 10% discount when booking.

Other Events

Malham Show, Yorkshire Dales There are always things going on in malhamdale, including Malham Show A traditional Agricultural Show held on August Bank Holiday Saturday and including the Malham Show Trailquest Mountain Bike Orienteering event and the Malham Show Fell Race.


Malhamdale Meander If you fancy more than just a stroll the Malhamdale Meander challenge walk, 23 miles in 10 hours could be for you, and now also including the Mini Meander (9 miles) held every May....

This summer, visitors to Malham Cove will be given a rare chance to see the world's fastest bird at an RSPB viewpoint! Peregrine Falcons at Malham Cove RSPB Information Officers and a team of enthusiastic volunteers will be on hand everyday (weather permitting!) between 10.30am and 4.30pm from mid-May until the end of July with high-powered telescopes and binoculars to give visitors a close-up view of the stunning peregrine falcons nesting there.

Walking in Malhamdale is free and plenty of it to keep you busy and work on a thirst or hunger to be satisfied in one of our local establishments even if just passing through on the Pennine Way. Don't miss Malham Cove and Gordale Scar.

Mountain Bike routes abound in and around malhamdale including the Settle Loop more information available on MTB the Dales Mountain Bike the Dales or you could try the annual Malham Show Trailquest mountain bike orienteering event on August Bank Holiday Saturday.

The annual Safari Trail a fun walk around the village to find the Animals and complete the Quiz, held at the beginning of June, Spring Bank Holiday in Malham Village. All proceeds in aid of local charities.

Town End Farm, Airton, Malhamdale, Yorkshire Dales Town End Farm Shop & Tearoom in Airton is also worth a visit for its great selection of local produce, meats, cheeses, dairy, veg, preserves and in the Tea Room great snacks and meals, refreshments and homemade cakes. Also gift shop upstairs selling pottery, local art, wooden toys, cards and books. Now also selling Wines and Beers.


Malham Smithy, The Old Smithy in Malham has been given a new lease of live and is open most days where you can view traditional iron work being created, candlesticks, garden ornaments, hooks, hangers, etc.


Malhamdale Motors, with offroad 4x4 facility, including 4x4 hire and full training. Contact 01729-830226

The Coniston Hall Estate just down the valley in Coniston Cold offers accommodation, food, drink and much more, Clay pigeon shooting, 4x4 Land Rover Experience, fly fishing, falconry, archery, Honda Pilots, quad bikes, hovercrafts, paintballing, horse and carriage riding …. The list goes on and on. Or why not try an enthralling assortment of team building activities around the estate? Tel 01756 748080

Climbing opportunities abound even if Malham Cove is out of your league....

The Malhamdale Cricket Club and Bellringer Cricket Club play friendly games on a Wednesday evening throughout the summer and sometimes even in Winter....

Malhamdale Brochure Comprehensive brochure of local attractions, map and walks

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