How to get here
Settle train station 7 miles and Skipton train station 19 miles on the very picturesque Settle-Carlisle line.
From Skipton, take the A65 to Gargrave, then follow signs to Malham. From Settle, follow signs to Langcliffe or Malham. A minor road crosses the Malham Tarn estate to the north of Malham Tarn. Join it from the B6160 below Kettlewell.
Parking: in Malham village, pay and display (not National Trust). Free at Watersinks car park, south side of Malham Tarn
The Pennine Way passes through this estate for 6 miles from north to south taking in some of the finest and most remote Yorkshire Dales' scenery.
From Skipton, services 210/211 on Mondays to Saturdays and services 883/884 on Summer Sundays and Bank Holidays. Alight Malham village, about 2 miles from Malham Tarn. Weekend services pass Skipton station train station. For timetables see www.dalesbus.org
Malham Tarn and village lie on the Yorkshire Dales Cycleway, a signed on-road cycle route which passes from Airton (2½ miles away) in the south to Stainforth and Settle (7½ and 6½ miles away) in the east. At both places it links with the Pennine Cycleway, NCN route 68, which goes from Derby to Berwick upon Tweed.