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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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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Tuesday 9th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (13.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Wednesday 10th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (13.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Thursday 11th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (13.7 miles away)

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  • Summer Skies Stargazing at Twice Brewed Observatory

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 21:00pm to 23:00pm

    Twice Brewed Inn & Observatory, Hexham, NE47 7AN (13.7 miles away)

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  • Perseids with Newcastle Astronomical Society

    Friday 12th August 2022 from 22:00pm to Saturday 13th August 2022 02:00am

    Walltown Country Park, Greenhead, CA8 7HF (8.9 miles away)

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