How to find Talkin Tarn Country Park
Talkin Tarn is located approximately 9 miles east of Carlisle and just a mile south off the A69 with ample parking. Follow the brown signs to Talkin Tarn Country Park from the roundabout at Brampton.
Talkin Tarn can also be reached by road and rail. There is a bus route that can drop visitors off close to the park entrance . Also after a short walk Talkin Tarn is also easily accessible from Brampton Junction Railway station.
Travel information is available from www.traveline.org.uk
To contact us please call; 01228 817200 or call 01697 741050 to speak to the Tea Room, to book the education cabin or campsite.
Or email [email protected] for all site related enquiries.
Talkin Tarn has a large surfaced car park with sufficient parking for 120 cars. There is a disabled parking area and a coach and motorcycle parking reas.
Car Parking Charges
Disabled Badge Holders may park for up to a maximum of 3 hours free of charge. A clock disc must be clearly displayed set at the time of arrival along with a valid Disabled Person’s Badge. There is no return to the car park within one hour. For stays of over 3 hours the normal hourly charges apply.
Talkin Tarn is now offering annual car parking permits on a limited basis. Due to the very high demand a small number of permits will be issued for sale on the following dates:
As we anticipate demand to be a high a waiting list system will be in operation, and the current rule of only allowing existing permit holders to apply is now scrapped.
Please note that new permit’s will be ‘virtual’ and therefore no paper permits will be issued. For more information and details on apply for a permit then please visit :
We would like to take this opportunity to emphasise that all of the money made from the car parking charges, annual permits, is invested directly back into the TalkinTarn.