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“Perfect Family Walk” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows
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US$58.16*
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Beatrix Potter's Lakeland Tour from Windermere Including Lake Cruise
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Coniston
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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.
London
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Perfect Family Walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

The great thing about Tarn Hows is that it is an ideal spot for all ages. We went with children and grandparents and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their walk, taking in the fabulous scenery, wildlife and the now, rather valuable money tree. The path around the tarn is smooth and with only a couple of gentle slopes, it isn't too strenuous for anyone. If my mum can get around after four hip replacements and a knee replacement, then I'm sure most other people can. There are toilets at the car-park and a little ice-cream van selling snacks and drinks too, should you require some relief and a little sustenance.

Visited May 2014
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heath hayes, staffordshire
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“Lovely level walk enjoyable.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Been here a few times, quite nice for a quick easy stroll out with the dog. Beautiful in the Autumn and spring with different colours on the trees.

Visited April 2014
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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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“Stretch your legs !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

We did the Tarn Hows walk starting and finishing at Hawkshead Village.It was a good stretch of the legs over about 5 miles with some good variation of terrain.A nice pint is most welcome afterwards !

Visited November 2013
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beautiful Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

We walked here from Hawkshead last July 2013, the walk is steep in places, but is well worth it to see the views, it took us 2 1/2 hrs to do a 5 mile round trip.
We would definitely do the walk again.

Visited July 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Nice Peaceful Walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

We walked up from the Tom Gill car park alongside the Gill and around Tarn Hows. It was a lovely walk and very peaceful.

Visited May 2014
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