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.
New Customers: Due to high demand Talkin Tarn permits are currently unavailable. If you wish to be added to the waiting list please contact MiPermit on 0345 520 7007.
Existing Customers: For Talkin Tarn permit renewal enquiries please contact MiPermit on 0345 520 7007.
Please note: Application forms sent via post accompanied with a cheque will no longer be processed and will be returned to sender.
These charges apply from 1st April 2019.
Parking at the former Talkin Tarn Hotel
Carlisle City Council potiletly requests that site users do not park on the roadside along the road by the former hotel due to the extensive damage that is occuring to the roadside verge. Thank you for your cooperation.
All money from the car parking charges and annual permits is invested directly back into the development and up keep of TalkinTarn.