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The Yorkshire Dales has more than its fair share of dramatic must-see sights.
Some of them are famous, and others a little less known but nonetheless dramatic.
The area around Malham is rich in remarkable landmarks and astonishingly beautiful scenery.
t’s believed to be around 15 million years old, formed during the ice age when glacial meltwater cut through rock faults, and over time the force of the water carved out the gorge. An interesting feature is the tufa, crust-like deposits found on the rocks, created by the dissolved limestone in the water splashed down in the waterfall. Gordale Scar is at the end of 20 mile fault line, known as the Craven Fault stretching from Cumbria into the Dales.
Gordale Scar is absolutely stunning in dry weather. After rain it becomes even more dramatic and beautiful in a completely different way, as the waterfall gushes down the limestone gorge.
The best way to enjoy Gordale Scar is to park at the Malham National Park Centre and call in for their walking route suggestion, including their Malham Landscape trail and Miles without Stiles booklets.
It's hard to describe the awe-inspiring beauty of this spot, so it's thanks to James Harrop for this drone footage. He's an amateur photographer from Bradford who regularly visits the Dales to enjoy the outstanding beauty.