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Talkin Tarn Park

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Great tea room

One of the loveliest tea rooms on the planet. Great range of food and drink and the staff are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Lovely family walk

We love talkin tarn as it's the perfect distance for little feet to walk. Roughly a mile, our 3... read more

Reviewed yesterday
anna h
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the loveliest tea rooms on the planet. Great range of food and drink and the staff are absolutely amazing. Incredibly friendly and helpful just amazing. We go one or two times a month and just can’t recommend it enough. The blackberry and violet...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love talkin tarn as it's the perfect distance for little feet to walk. Roughly a mile, our 3 year old manages it no problem. It helps that there are lots of distractions on the way round, a willow hide, a bird watching hut and...More

Thank anna h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely walk around lake, a kettle hole created in the ice age. Great scenery, with North Pennines as a backdrop. A decent path and therefore access for wheelchairs and buggies, with other paths heading off into the surrounding countryside for the more adventurous, good facilities...More

Thank SHEEPY2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Old Chappel Hayton behind the Stone Inn Hayton had a great holiday What A great little village Hayton Cumbria is.really friendly pub locals and great food. The Term is a lovely walk to build an apititite for a pint and a famous...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a brilliant little place! £2.25 for all day parking & we spent most of the day there. Independent Adventures run the boating/crazy golf/orienteering activities & the man working was friendly & helpful & even opened early for us. The rowing boat on the tarn...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our toddler here whilst on holiday it's a nice little place with beautiful scenery. There's a little park that my son did not want to leave and a cafe with delicious cakes. We stayed about 1.5 hours but that's because my son only...More

Thank 15Dee78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have walked our dog here a few times but the last few times there have been men standing on the dock(?) areas driving boats, which are incredibly loud, all over the water. Not very nice when you just want to sit on the grassy verge,...More

Thank Steph R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An easy to find location, a small activity area for children, woodland golf was a good experience, The boating was good but quite expensive at £10.00 per 1/2 hour.Plenty of nice flavours of ice cream to choose from,Restaurant upstairs not a great choice of food...More

Thank bobglenwright
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to walk the dog , lovely surroundings well kept area and plenty going on to watch, if you don't want to get involved with the water activities.

Thank Global707425
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk out around the tarn, plenty of wild life to see. Lovely selection of trees. Big car park. Many happy memories. Ducks to feed

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29 June 2018|
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Response from Frances D | Reviewed this property |
There are shore areas around the lakesides and you could paddle but due to algae and bird muck, I wouldn't advise it for children.
10 December 2017|
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Response from JeremysPaws | Reviewed this property |
Owners do let dogs off lead but if your dog likes to explore there is lots of space and s/he would be able to wander off if s/he had a mind to.