Talkin Tarn Country Park

Talkin Tarn Country Park

Farlam, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1HN

Escape the bright lights of Carlisle and go stargazing at this lovely country park! The car park is accessible overnight (no camping) with the 65 acre lake making for an ideal mirror for astro-photos! This accessibility of this stargazing venue has been confirmed by Carlisle’s Greenspaces Healthy City Team.


Talkin Tarn Country Park is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

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Weather forecast for Brampton (1.5 miles away) updated 18/05/24 at 12:00.




Events nearby

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  • Saving our Night Skies

    Monday 20th May 2024 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    Great Salkeld Village Hall, Penrith, CA11 9LW (14.0 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 23rd May 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (23.1 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (23.1 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (23.1 miles away)

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  • Eden Valley and Penrith Astronomy Group meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 15th August 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Morland and Newby Village Hall, Penrith, CA10 3AS (23.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Tarn End Cottages – Talkin Tarn

    Waters Edge, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1BF (0.4 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Herding Hill Farm Camping and Caravan Site

    Shield Hill, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9NW, North East (11.2 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Mark Close Farmhouse – Alston

    Brampton Road, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3BD (12.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • The Hiddle Hut – Northumberland

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7ES (13.6 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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  • Twice Brewed Observatory and Planetarium

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7AN (13.7 miles away)

    Dark Sky Discovery Site, Observatory, Stay & Gaze

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  • Northumberland Stargazing Hideaway

    Bardon Mill, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 7HA (13.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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