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Talkin Tarn Country Park lies nine miles east of Carlisle and two mile south of Bramptonon the B6413 Castle Carrock road. There is a 65 acre lake set amid 120 acres of farmland and woodland.You can sail, windsurf, canoe or hire one of the wooden rowing boats. Fishing is available at the Tarn. There is a a permanent orienteering course is laid out around the park. The shop hires mountain bikes and there are suggested routes taking you through beautiful countryside. There is a 1.3 mile path round the tarn which is suitable for wheelchairs.
The Boathouse Tea Room has superb views of the tarn, and a blazing log fire. An adjoining gift shop sells a wide range of items, many ‘Made in Cumbria’. A variety of events are held throughout the year ranging from activity days and fun days to craft fairs.
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