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Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

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This is the best way we can find to this well-known beauty spot by bike. Climbs up into Grizedale Forest on forest road where very fine views start to unfurl.

Take a lock for the bike racks at Tarn Hows if you’d like to explore on foot. One stony but short section of downhill track, which means a definite dismount for a hybrid bike rider.

Cycle Route: Tarn Hows Circuit, Near Consiton

Access: X30 bus, X53 bus take 2 bikes each

Miles: 9

Time/Effort 2 out of 5
Toilets Monk Coniston and main Tarn Hows car parks
Refreshments Yew Tree Farm tearoom (015394 41433) Point 10

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaNational Trust PropertyPublic toilets

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Address

Tarn Hows Main Car Park,
Nr Coniston,
Cumbria,
LA21 8

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Map reference: SD 301975  Lat: 54.36864 Long: -3.07599

Approach from Coniston in south and Ambleside in north on A593. Tarn Hows is 1 mile off B5285, Coniston to Hawkshead road. Grid reference: SD 326 995.
Acessible on the X30 bus route.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets

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