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Moss Eccles Tarn, Ambleside

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Moss Eccles Tarn is a tarn on Claife Heights, near Near Sawrey in the Lake District, Cumbria. It is currently owned by the National Trust and known as an attractive tarn for fishing and walking. It is known for its association with Beatrix Potter – she owned the tarn and donated it to the National Trust after her death, and it served as inspiration for some of her stories.

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  • We walked from Near Sawrey around Moss Eccles Tarn and back to the village. It was a very lovely peaceful walk. There was part that was a short challenging assent, on rough gravel, but overall I... 
    We walked from Near Sawrey around Moss Eccles Tarn and back to the village. It was a very lovely peaceful walk. There was part that was a short challenging assent, on rough gravel, but overall I...  more »
  • Beautiful little lake and walk with stunning views further up and a great bit of history linked with the famous Beatrix potter 
    Beautiful little lake and walk with stunning views further up and a great bit of history linked with the famous Beatrix potter  more »
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  • Beautiful. So quiet, clean
  • Beautiful, 20 min walk from beatrix potter's house.

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