Tarn End Cottage 8 Talkin Tarn

Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and Solway Coast


Talkin Tarn is in an area of natural beauty surrounded by countryside, woodland walks and Castle Carrock Fell. The tarn itself has a circular walk of 1.3 miles passing through woodlands and the Boathouse Café and Gift Shop where you can enjoy a coffee or lunch al fresco overlooking the tarn. Subject to license fishing, paddle boarding, canoeing and windsurfing are available on the tarn. A footpath leads from the tarn to the village of Talkin with country pub serving delicious meals, there is also Brampton Golf Course with bar and restaurant within a short walk or a 5 minute drive takes you to Brampton with shops, cafes, takeaways, pubs and restaurants. The area is surrounded by historical sites including Carlisle Castle and Cathedral, Lanercost Priory and tea rooms, and perhaps the best known is the World Heritage Hadrian’s Wall. Being just off the A69 and a 20 minute drive from the M6, Talkin Tarn is easily accessible which also makes exploring the whole of Cumbria easy with Lake Ullswater, the Solway Coast, Scottish Borders and Newcastle all less than 1.5 hour drive.

Tarn End Hotel has been converted to 12 luxurious cottages with landscaped communal gardens leading to the jetty overlooking Talkin Tarn. 8 Tarn End is in an enviable location with uninterrupted views across the garden to the tarn. The cottage, for 2, is perfect for a romantic break at any time of year or to celebrate a special occasion in an area of outstanding natural beauty and tranquillity.

Park your car in the car park opposite and make your way through the landscaped courtyard with an array of scented flowers. Once inside the warm and cosy cottage, marvel at the view through the picture windows in front of you with view over the garden to the tarn, relax on the comfy sofas in front of the Smart TV and modern electric fire. Equipped with everything you will need to rustle up a delicious meal (electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave) which can be enjoyed at the dining table or on the patio, both overlooking the tarn. As evening descends climb the stairs to the bedroom with picture window to take advantage of the stunning view, relax in the copper bath with a glass of bubbly or wash away your troubles in the luxurious en-suite shower room before retiring to the comfy king size bed with plump pillows and cosy duvet.

The cottages has LPG central heating, electric, bed linen, towels and WiFi included. Private patio with seating and shared use of the communal landscaped garden with access to the shared jetty with seating overlooking the tarn. Parking permit for 1 car provided for the onsite car park.

What our guests say "Thank you so much for our amazing stay at Tarn 8; cottage. Everything about the cottage was absolutely beautiful. It was spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated throughout. We loved everything about it and it was wonderful to stay somewhere so luxurious. Thank you again. We had a truly wonderful time."

Visit https://www.independentadventure.co.uk/talkin-adventures-cumbria for details of activities available at Talkin Tarn

If you wish to arrange your own activities such as swimming, fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding or boating you must first obtain a permit from Talkin Tarn Country Park authority either online or from the boathouse at the tarn.

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Up to £200 discount for dates booked between now and 30 Aug 2024

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Prices from £644.00 per week

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0782 459 5465 or 01228 597136

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9am to 9pm Monday to Saturday
and 11am to 5pm Sunday

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