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Talkin Tarn Country Park is nine miles east of Carlisle and set amid 120 acres of farmland and mature woodland. It’s ideal for just a quiet stroll or an active day of watersports and bike riding. It also hosts outdoor theatrical productions during the summer months.
There is a 1.3 mile circular path that is ideal for a gentle stroll. This path is hard surfaced and accessible to all. There are also three way marked trails of varying lengths; 1.5km, 2.5km and 3.5km starting from the car park and on into woods and fields.
Both a permanent orienteering course and a numeracy trail are available for self-led activities. The park is an ideal location to bring a school class for a day of environmental education activities, and even has a small camp site available for organised groups.
Talkin Tarn is also a popular location for water sports, and also has an independent water sports provider (Talkin Adventures) offering a variety of water based activities with a multitude of equipment for hire. You can also bring your own sailing boat, go fishing, and even take part in open water swimming. There is also a rowing club, sailing club and a model boat club based at Talkin Tarn.
On site there is a tearoom, gift shop and take away service. Talkin Tarn has modern welfare facilities as well as changing rooms for water sports users. There is also a beautiful log cabin available for hire and a local arts and craft exhibition space located in the historic Alex Boathouse building.
Talkin Tarn Country Park
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact phone number: 01228 817200
Talkin Adventures, based at Talkin Tarn Country Park, provide a wide range of fun outdoor activities for visitors and groups. Private activity sessions for families and groups are available to book throughout the year. These include Archery, Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Either book online or contact Talkin Adventures directly to arrange activities during your visit to Cumbria. From Easter to September, Talkin Adventures run boat hire at Talkin Tarn on weekends and local school holidays - just pop along to hire a rowing boat, canoe or sit on top kayak.
For School Activity Days, Holiday Clubs, Youth Groups, Charity Events, Business Team Building or Hen/Stag/Large Groups please get in touch for a wider range of activities and bespoke packages.
For booking enquiries call 01228 420123 or email email@example.com.
For boat hire call 01697 508295.
For further information visit the Talkin Adventures website at www.independentadventure.co.uk.
Photo: ©Lydia Leith
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