Tarn Hows and Coniston

Majestic views and peaceful walks in beautiful countryside

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Tarn Hows and Coniston

Things to see and do 

Nearby

Film boats moored on the East shore of Coniston

Step on to the set of Swallows & Amazons 

See the real places where the new film was made.

Tarn Hows and Coniston

What's on

Upcoming events

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Tarn Hows and Coniston

Our work

Black and white photo of Tarn Hows in the 1950s

James Garth Marshall's vision for Tarn Hows 

We are doing some work to restore elements of the designed landscape at Tarn Hows.

Conservation around Coniston

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An introduction to the Lake District World Heritage Site 

The Lake District was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in early July 2017. It is now part of a special family of iconic places across the planet, like the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, Easter Island, the Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon and many other world famous locations.

Tarn Hows and Coniston

Places to stay

Wild camping at Wastwater

Wild camping in the Lake District 

Camping is a great way to experience the outdoors, leaving you feeling closer to nature. Find out more about how to wild camp responsibly.

Tarn Hows and Coniston

Get involved

Profile photo of Terry Davies in the Lake District

Volunteer Story: Terry Davies 

We're so grateful to have Terry as part of our team, he has been volunteering with us in the South Lakes for nearly 10 years.