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Talkin Tarn Park

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A pleasant walk

This is a walk around a lake which takes less than an hour. There is a car park which is not free... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Beautiful& peaceful

Always such a pleasure to walk around great place to walk your dog and meet other dog... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Carlisle, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a walk around a lake which takes less than an hour. There is a car park which is not free, so take a credit card or some change. There is a small cafe which serves snacks and food for the ducks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scothernite
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always such a pleasure to walk around great place to walk your dog and meet other dog owners.Whatever time of the year it always looks beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Funnytrav1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to take the dog for a walk round - and in - the tarn! All weather footpaths which is great. You have to pay to park which I thought typical of the area. Visited Kent in the summer and every parkland we visited...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular for a walk round the Tarn, Cafe very expensive so be warned. We stayed Cubs and Scouts loved it. We camped, bothy was lovely and warm and clean, especially as we had an awful weekend weather wise bothy was great, especially for drying...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite the high parking charge this is well worth a visit, the yarn is very pretty in all seasons and the paths make it accessible to all. Avoid the cafe which is grim.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank penny025
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This morning was one of my frequent visit to this great facility but was somewhat marred by a) the continuing non availability of the gents toilet Urinal facility ( has been like it now for many months) this morning the notices said to just use...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bobsnrwickings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This country park is one of the most stunning places I've been to. There are walks of various lengths marked out ranging from 30 minutes & up. Exceptional scenery, calm & tranquil, we enjoyed the shortest walk, but you can get right round the tarn....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are parking charges in the form of pay and display at this park. It is sited round a fairway large lake. We walked round in around in about forty five minutes on a level surface. It is a pleasant walk and there is coarse...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank moirplc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day we went there was a rowing competition so parking was free, although I think you normally have to pay. The atmosphere was lovely and the area is really nice. A good place to bring kids, there was a cafe with ice cream, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank V4382QDnataliel
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place for old and young easy access for prams and wheel chairs flat all the way round toilets and cafe ice cream

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Muriel H
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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.