8 days in Yorkshire Dales National Park Itinerary

8 days in Yorkshire Dales National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Yorkshire Dales National Park Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Malham
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Aysgarth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Malham

Malham ©
Malham is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Malham side-trips: Ingleton (Ingleton Waterfalls Trail & White Scar Cave), Ingleborough (in Settle) and Clapham (Gaping Gill & Ingleborough Caves). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Malham Cove, don't miss a visit to Norber Erratics, contemplate the waterfront views at Malham Tarn, and take in the dramatic scenery at Stainforth Force.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Malham travel route planner .

Manchester to Malham is an approximately 2-hour car ride. September in Malham sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Aysgarth.

Things to do in Malham

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Settle, Clapham, Ingleton, Linton Falls, Buttertubs Pass
Highlights from your plan
Malham Cove ©
Malham Cove
Janet's Foss ©
Janet's Foss
Malham Tarn ©
Malham Tarn

3
nights
Aysgarth

Aysgarth ©
Aysgarth is a village and civil parish in Wensleydale, in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. Change things up with a short trip to Ribblehead Viaduct in Ingleton (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Aysgarth Falls, see the interesting displays at Hawes Ropemakers, admire the natural beauty at Aysgarth Edwardian Rock Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pennine Way National Trail.

Discover how to plan a Aysgarth trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Malham to Aysgarth takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Aysgarth can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aysgarth

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hawes, Graculus Sculptures, St Michael and All Angels Church, Pennine Way National Trail, Ribblehead Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Aysgarth Falls ©
Aysgarth Falls
Aysgarth Edwardian Rock Garden ©
Aysgarth Edwardian Rock Garden
St. Andrew's Church ©
St. Andrew's Church