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YHA Malham, Yorkshire

Equity School travel to Malham, Yorkshire

School Trips to Malham, Yorkshire

Nestled in the peaceful village of Malham in the stunning Yorkshire Dales, YHA Malham is a great option for school groups. This package offers a geography focussed trip, combined with team building challenges. Through YHA led activities, pupils can discover geocaching, map reading or perhaps try their hand at fossil casting. The location also offers opportunities for stream studies or a look at the impact of development. Seen in the Harry Potter films and used for training for the 1953 Everest Expedition, impressive Malham Cove is only 5 minutes' walk away. The 900-year old Skipton Castle is located 25 minutes away. Groups can mix and match 'Geography' activities with 'Discovery' activities, which are more team building focused, like the rope challenge, baking cookies or completing a mini-beast hunt! Typically 5 or 6 activities will be chosen to take part in throughout their stay (included in the price).

Itineraries will vary according to availability and what the group wish to do. This package is run in conjunction with YHA, one of our preferred partners. A full list of possible activities (included in the basic price) is available on request.

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>

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Cross Curricular Itinerary

Above price is the BASIC price, excluding any excursions. It includes travel to Malham, 2 nights accommodation. Call us for a price including excursions and for a bespoke itinerary to fit your requirements.

All rates are Sunday – Thursday (inclusive), excluding weekends and bank holidays.

Sample 2 night/ 3 day

  • day


    • Lunchtime arrival (please bring own packed lunch).
    • Afternoon activity – Guided Walk
    • Dinner
    • Evening activity – Limestone Rock Study
  • day


    • Breakfast
    • Morning activity – Minibeast hunt
    • Lunch
    • Afternoon activity – Contrasting Localities/Tourism study
    • Dinner
    • Evening activity – Cookie baking
  • day


    • Breakfast
    • Morning activity – GPS trail
    • Packed lunch before departure


This suggested itinerary is suitable for KS2 Geography or Discovery trips, we also have itineraries for cross curricular trips, please get in touch if you would like us to put together a bespoke itinerary and quote for you.



Below is a sample of excursions Equity can organise for your school trip to Malham.

Malham Cove

Malham Cove is a huge limestone rock formation formed by a waterfall from glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age more than 12,000 years ago. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows filmed scenes with Harry Potter camping at Malham Cove.

Malham Tarn

A glacier lake 377 metres above sea level surrounded by spectacular limestone scenery.

Gordale Scar

A hidden gorge at Gordale which has inspired artists and writers with its' impressive waterfalls and rugged natural features.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

Malham Accommodation

Malham Accommodation - YHA Malham

YHA Malham

  • Based in Yorkshire Dales National Park

Comfortable, small property on the Pennine way, in the heart of the village.

Location: YHA Malham allows easy access to many famous landmarks such as Malham Cove, Malham Tarn and the rest of the Yorkshire Dales. .

Facilities:Restaurant, Pretty spacious grounds, WIF, Classroom available for group use.

Accommodation: 81 beds across 19 rooms sleeping 2-8 people. Most rooms are shared facilities although there are 4 rooms that are ensuite. Accommodation is spread across 2 buildings. Bunk beds are a feature of most rooms.

Meals: Buffet breakfast, packed lunch, buffet dinner.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.

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