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Talkin Tarn Park

Address: Carlisle, England
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Ranked #5 of 26 Attractions in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

What a great place to go,for a really nice walk,it's approx 1.2 miles round,and quite flat,plus lots of woods trails you can walk in.the staff are very friendly,very clean toilet block,and a tea room,where you can get,tea,coffee,soft drinks and some lite bites,very nice,and not silly prices,the car parking is £1 for one hour,or £2 all day,it's not too bad,I know... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to take a break and walk in the country. It has always been clean and people friendly. Loads of ducks to feed as well as swans.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Love to walk around tarn with friends and family . Visited in all seasons of year and always enjoy .

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england,carlisle
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Lovely to have a walk and feed the ducks. My little girl loves this place. Shame parking is so expensive. It should really be free.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Visited on a bright morning just before New Year, obviously a popular spot as carpark 2/3rds full on a mid week day in late December. Family party of 9 - 70 plus all enjoyed the stroll around the yarn which is just over a mile in length - a good walking surface all round with some interesting features for the... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely walk for all ages, even in winter where it was fresh and crisp. Last time we came, we brought a picnic and talkin tarn offers the perfect setting for 'getting away from it all' with its stunning, tranquil views. It would be nice if they could expand the park or utilise the woods and create an adventure playground. Apart... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely walk round the tarn i used to live about 2 miles away and was my playground when i was younger. Nice cafe nice views and tranquil for a nice hours walk.

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Cumbria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love this tiny jewel of peace and tranquillity. Especially photogenic in autumn with the multi coloured trees reflected in the waters of the tarn

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Enjoyed our visit here, even though it was -2 degrees! Can imagine that, in the summer, it is really beautiful. We were going to walk around the reservoir but it was too cold.

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Hethersgill, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Love coming here, can sometimes get rather busy though whether its walkers, dogs, cyclists, fishermen, rowers even the occasional Swan! nice little tearoom/ cafe too.

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