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Carlisle City Council has many hectares of parks and open spaces

Sailing, fishing and canoeing are some of the varied activities at Talkin Tarn Countryside Park

Sailing, fishing and canoeing are some of the varied activities available at Talkin Tarn

Carlisle has maginificant green spaces to enjoy

Our open spaces are enjoyed by visitors and locals alike


We have many miles of cycling and walking trails

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Hammonds Pond

Hammonds Pond

Hammond's Pond is situated on a hill at Upperby, to the south of the City of Carlisle.

17 May 2016/Categories: Parks

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  • Two car parks, off Blackwell Road and off Buchanan Road with FREE parking.
  • Café with disabled access, toilets including disabled toilets and baby changing.
  • Public toilets, (outside the café).
  • Childrens play areas.
  • Boating lake.
  • Aviaries and the dovecote.
  • Full sized and junior football pitches.
  • All weather ball court.
  • Miniature Railway and Headquarters of the Carlisle and District Model Engineering Society.
  • Wheelchair accessibility throughout the park.

Opening times

Park: 8.30am until dusk every day.

Café: 12pm - 4pm weekends and school holidays.

Miniature Railway: 2pm - 4pm Sundays only (Easter to end of October).

Special events

Upperby Gala - Whitsun Bank Holiday (end of May).


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