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Tarn Hows, Coniston

4.8
One of the most visited spots in the area, Tarn Hows consists of three lakes joined together in the 19th century in order to supply water to a local sawmill. During the height of the tourist season, the area gets packed with visitors who come here to enjoy the views of the Helvellyn Range and the Langdale Pikes. A series of trails lead through thick woodlands, noted for a wide variety of native plants and animals. You can walk or cycle along a path encircling the tarn, or use this spot as the beginning of your adventure further into the Lake District. Pack a picnic lunch, put on your favorite hiking shoes, charge your camera battery, and enjoy a relaxing day in the great outdoors. Plan to visit Tarn Hows during your Coniston vacation using our convenient Coniston trip planner .
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  • Roads on route here, just little tight, but worth the visit. You will be blown away by the beauty of this place  more »
  • Visiting lakes don't forget this place, its stunning, pay car park, push chair friendly but has a couple of steep gradients. I was always told when a child money doesn't grow on trees!! They lied to m...  more »
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  • Ran round it today while taking part in coniston marathon what a beautiful place xx will be back with family definitely xx
  • Beautiful day love this place firba nice relaxing walk great views as well
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