Malhamdale is located near the village of Malham, North Yorkshire.
It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, under statutory protection. The National Trust owns a large area of the land, which is managed as a National Nature Reserve for wildlife.
Malhamdale is made up of cliffs, crags, and scars. Walkers flock to the area which also includes miles of ancient dry-stone walls, field barns, meadows and pockets of woodland. It is also known for its limestone pavements as well as Malham Tarn, Malham Cove, Gordale Scar and the Dry Valley.
Part of the movie Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 was filmed around Malham Cove.