We love the luxurious feel of the cottage and the kids had a great time taking part in the activities on the tarn. We will be back.
Gavin and Rebecca
Carlisle, Hadrian’s Wall and Solway Coast
SLEEPS : 4
BEDROOMS : 2
BATHROOMS : 2
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. 5 Tarn End is in an enviable location with uninterrupted views across the garden to the tarn. The cottage, for 4, is perfect for a family getaway or 2 couples holidaying together at any time of year, families can enjoy the organised activities on site bookable through Talkin Adventures including archery courses, shelter building, paddle boarding and canoeing.
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 window 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 which can be enjoyed at the dining table or on the patio overlooking the tarn. As evening descends climb the stairs to the bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room. The twin bedroom can be converted to a king size bed on request. The luxurious family bathroom has a copper bath ideal for relaxing with a glass of bubble after a days adventures.
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.
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.
Find out more information on star gazing at Talkin Tarn https://gostargazing.co.uk/events/locations/talkin-tarn-country-park/
Linen & Towels Provided
£200 discount for dates booked between now and 19 Dec 2023
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