Tarn Hows and Coniston

Important notice -

Please note there are forestry contractors working in the woodland around Tarn Hows felling diseased larch trees. It will be noisy and some footpaths may be closed and diverted. Please keep an eye out for notices on site.

Majestic views and peaceful walks in beautiful countryside

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

Twixmas walks

Fri 28 Dec 2018
11:00-14:00
Pull on your wellies and wrap up warm for a guided walk off the beaten track with one of our friendly volunteers.
Tarn Hows and Coniston

Our work

Conservation around Coniston

Video

Dry-stone wall restoration in Tilberthwaite complete thanks to Lakeland 100

Thanks to a generous donation from Lakeland 100, an ultra long distance trail run in the Lake District, we have been able to carry out some much needed repairs to ancient dry-stone walls and tracks in Tilberthwaite.

Tarn Hows and Coniston

Places to stay

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.