Tarn Hows and Coniston

Important notice -

Our countryside car parks are open but it's important we avoid hotspots developing for the safety of all. For more info check www.saferlakes.co.uk Tree felling work taking place. Our ice cream van is back most days! Booking not needed, toilets open.

Majestic views and peaceful walks in beautiful countryside

A reflective Tarn Hows at sunrise, Lake District

Tarn Hows car park, near Coniston

You can enjoy gentle walks with panoramic views from this classic Lakeland beauty spot within easy reach from Coniston, Ambleside and Hawkshead. This is a pay-and-display or pay-by-phone car park. Sat Nav: LA21 8DP

Tarn Hows and Coniston

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Tarn Hows and Coniston

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Guided walks at Tarn Hows

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