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“Beautiful place”
Review of Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows
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$59.69*
and up
Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Coniston
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful place”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

I've visited this place many times and it is alway a great destination to come. The only draw back is the parking which is dear at best. The walking around the lakes is beautiful and more than doable for most levels of fitness.

Visited December 2012
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Longnewton, East Lothian
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Going when it's quiet is a bonus I think but at an time of year this is a great place (I love it in autumn and winter). Look out for fly agaric nestling in the undergrowth.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Just beautiful!”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

Friday 30th November ~ about minus 2, 3pm so wary of loosing the light and getting colder but what a fantastic sunset! I love this walk, haven't done it for years and took my hubby there for the first time ~ a warmer for the following day's harder walk but this is easy & steady and beautiful. Have to say thanks for the car park ticket though ~ another person kindly gave us theirs ~ NT really are taking the mickey at £4 for 2 hours parking....I don't mind paying, but this seems extortionate.

Visited November 2012
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Manchester
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Easy walk, expensive to park.”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

This is a great easy walk around the Hows, but I am always dissappointed that the National Trust charge SO much for parking...and then expect you to have that amount of cash (£6.50) in change!

Visited November 2012
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Amazing in the autumn”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Easy access for almost anyone, yet feels remote and untouched. The autumn colors were excellent and the views benefit from the leaf fall. The NT car park rents out scooters fro the not so fir and there is a good track around all the lake. One of the best views in the lakes for very little effort

Visited October 2012
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