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“Beautiful and atmospheric”
Review of Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows
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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise
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Owner description: One of the most popular spots in the Lake District, this lake was originally created to supply water to a saw mill.
Warrington, UK
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Beautiful and atmospheric”
Reviewed April 8, 2011

This is a lovely walk, around 2 miles long and fairly flat. It is ideal with younger children - we have done this walk with a pushchair and a toddler.

Beautiful in autumn and one of my favourite places in the Lakes.

Visited September 2010
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“Excellent Introduction for Young Walkers”
Reviewed November 6, 2009

Tarn Hows is an excellent introduction to lakeland walking for young children and the novice hiker. A leisurely walk around the lake will take no more than two hours with good gently undulating paths. There is a large car park with excellent toilet facilities and a small visitors centre, be warned it gets extremely busy, best to arrive early at weekends and school holidays if the weather is good.

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