Malham is an unassuming, picturesque little village which personifies the spirit of the Yorkshire Dales.
As the home of the world-famous, spectacular and ever-popular Malham Cove, it’s one of the most visited destinations in Yorkshire.
So it’s no surprise that the amenities available for locals and visitors to the village are second to none. Not only are there a number of great B&Bs, Campsites and places to stay, there are also three wonderful pubs in Malham which cater for the scores of visitor’s looking to experience a real flavour of life in the Yorkshire Dales.
In this roundup, we’re taking a look at some of the best pubs in the area, so that if a pint and a bite to eat is on your itinerary, you’ll know exactly where to go and what to expect.
Pubs in Malham
The Lister Arms
Address: The Lister Arms, Malham, Skipton BD23 4DB
In 2019, The Lister Arms was named the most popular pub in Yorkshire by tourist board Welcome to Yorkshire.
Many who have had a day trip to Malham Cove will have stumbled across this pub, which is in the heart of the village.
With undeniable character, you can expect to find all the delightful quirks that come with a proper Yorkshire Dales country pub.
Not only can you get a delicious bite to eat, they offer an extensive menu of British Pub Food, but they have a great range of drinks which includes locally brewed ale, a sparkling selection of spirits as well as several draft lagers.
The charm of the pub is such that it’s the perfect place to unwind and rest your legs after a day of walking at the nearby Malham Cove.
The Victoria Inn
Address: The Victoria Inn, Main Street, Kirkby Malham, Skipton BD23 4BS
Just a short walk from the heart of Malham, in the neighbouring Kirby Malham, you’ll find the wonder Victoria Inn.
Built in 1860, the traditional country pub embodies everything you’d expect from a traditional Yorkshire pub.
They have an extensive drinks selection which includes a well stocked back bar catering for spirit drinkers. If beer is your thing, they have a great, locally and nationally sources selection, so if you’re in the mood for an IPA after a long walk, you’re in luck.
Whether you’re in the region throughout the summer or at winter, you’re well catered for here, they’ve got a great outdoor space and open fires to keep you warm in the cold.
The Buck Inn
Address: Cove Rd, Malham, Skipton BD23 4DA
The wonderful Buck Inn, as with the other pubs on this roundup benefits from being found in some of the most picturesque surroundings I’m Yorkshire, if not the UK.
It’s a pub in the heart of Malham which is well known for its personable service, great pub food and a brilliant selection of drinks.
Well worth putting on your itinerary, whether your in the area for a day or a weekend, it’s also very popular with locals who live in the area and is a perfect addition to a mini-Malham pub crawl!