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Blea Tarn is in a hanging valley on the minor narrow road between Great and Little Langdale. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
938fjg
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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Easy to reach from the main road, lots of parking and the most picturesque view of the Langdale... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
hem0116
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Little Langdale, England
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"short stroll"
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"crinkle crags"
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"passing places"
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"lovely spot"
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"lake district"
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"national trust"
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"wards"
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"sticklebarn"
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"stream"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blea Tarn is in a hanging valley on the minor narrow road between Great and Little Langdale. There is a NT car park with the usual exorbitant prices opposite the tarn entrance and a graded walk around the tarn. Not the best tarn in the...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Easy to reach from the main road, lots of parking and the most picturesque view of the Langdale Pikes from along side the tarn

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

well worth a visit, either just for the tarn or for a longer walk, maybe taking in a peak or two. Popular spot and seems to be a favoured stop to eat a packed lunch. On previous visits we parked at the nearest car park,...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Coming from Boot, we thoroughly enjoyed our usual thrilling drives across Hardknott and Wrynose passes and, on the spur of the moment, decided to turn left to wards Blea Tarn to see what that stretch of road is like. I'm so glad we did. The...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Stunning place. Gorgeous river and waterfalls to the left and the beautiful blea tarn to the right. Rained all day and still simply delightful. An absolute must if in pursuit of peace and quiet. Car park was a little steep I think but still we...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Sitting at the top of Little Langdale valley this classical Lakeland tarn is a good example of a ‘hanging valley’ and a short stroll beyond gives way to stunning views over to the Great Langdale valley. On a cold November day with the first dusting...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Walked down from the national trust carpark near sticklebarn pub. Bit of a walk, however there is a carpark much closer. took our child (9months) in a baby carrier. Was a bit tricky up the steeper parts and in the hot sun. From a distance...More

Thank Hemant M
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I discovered Blea Tarn many years ago when camping in Little Langdale. Great location for a picnic and a wonderful place for a swim,but beware the water is so cold !!!

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's peaceful and serene. Our dogs love to swim here and the views are simply stunning. Parking is available for those who aren't hiking all the way through the area.

Thank Mo A
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Bleak Tarn is set up in the hills between Little is Great Lansdale. A small National Trust car Park is close by and from this you can walk around the Tarn with great views all around. From the outset the bet view over the tarn...More

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