image for Fishing item typeFishing at Talkin Tarn Country Park


Fishing ©

Fishing ©


Tarn Road,


Talkin Tarn waters are open to experienced anglers who want to test their skills against both pike and perch.

Please ensure you purchase your permit at the tearoom as soon as possible between the hours of 10:30 and 15:30 daily, £3 per adult per day, £2 per child per day, maximum of two rods per person. Annual permits available at £30 per year.

Rod Licenses are required. All fish to be returned safely to Tarn. No night fishing. You are advised to have gained prior experience of Pike fishing before fishing at Talkin Tarn. For an information leaflet please ask in the Tearoom.

Note: All line, tackle, hooks and equipment must be removed from site when leaving.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Only guide dogs in the tearoom.

Opening details

Seasonal. Contact the Talkin Tarn Tearoom for details on season dates.



See location of Talkin Tarn Country Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NY 549585  Lat: 54.91932 Long: -2.70387

Follow direction signs from A69, taking you onto B6413, Castle Carrock Road. Entrance to Tarn is clearly indicated on the roadside.

Parking: with charge


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

Only guide dogs in the tearoom.