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Malham Tarn

Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
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On the Boardwalk!!

We walked "Malham tarn" following a predetermined route which we found in the cottage we were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Arnoldmick
,
Nottingham
Really beautiful location

Just a short drive or walk if you are feeling energetic from Malham itself is Malham Tarn - visited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lord E
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“car park” (30 reviews)
“board walk” (4 reviews)
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Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England
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"car park"
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"peaceful place"
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"an ice cream van"
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"study centre"
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"glacial lake"
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"national trust"
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"pennine way"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"lovely walk"
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"long walk"
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"circular walk"
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"bird life"
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"lovely spot"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked "Malham tarn" following a predetermined route which we found in the cottage we were staying in. It began at the car park and we headed to the tarn on a well-walked path which took us straight to the tarn. We then followed a...More

Thank Arnoldmick
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short drive or walk if you are feeling energetic from Malham itself is Malham Tarn - visited on a beautiful sunny day and choice of birdlife was excellent

Thank Lord E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We parked by the Tarn before going for a walk to Malham Cove and Gordale Scar. Out of the whole walk, although the tarn was nice it wasn't much more than that and if you want to walk all round it you end up having...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...we visited on what I can only describe as a true Yorkshire day - blowing gale force 5 with a slight dampness to the air. The tarn is pretty much a lake - lucky we parked in the car park not far away although good...More

Thank KateShakespeareWard
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s not a lot to say about the tarn it’s like anywhere else in the area, peaceful! The location is on the Pennine Way in a beautiful part of the country and can be reached by Walkers, cyclists and car users. There is a small...More

Thank OldBear
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in Malham and walked along the Pennine Way to Malham Cove (awe inspiring) then continued on to Malham Tarn. The tarn itself isn't very impressive and is basically a lake in fairly flat moorland - not very picturesque at all. We enjoyed the...More

Thank LichfieldBoy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not to be missed - a lovely couple of hours walk (or easy car journey) Very pretty scenery. Loos available at the house.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Reaching this body of water is easy whether you are walking or driving. We went with our child in the pushchair/buggy from the car park; it would have been better to carry her for half a mile lol The tarn is well kept, clean and...More

Thank Soyf
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a nice walk, just a shame the circular route goes on the road and some points, which sort of spoilt it for us. However, thankfully it wasn’t a busy day and most of the traffic was worst on the way to the car...More

Thank Bramley9
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Driven through Malham cove to Tarn the driveway is very scenic and you will enjoy the view. Overall amazing place for a drive. You can stopover and click pictures with Tarn beside you.

Thank Vaibhavtak
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Michael P
19 June 2017|
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Response from MrLew99 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes you can. We walked round but you could cycle it instead. Be aware some is on and some off road
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