Malham Tarn and Moor are managed by the National Trust, the tarn is the highest lake in England, and the area is popular with hikers, climbers, cyclists and bird-watchers.
The tarn was created by glaciers thousands of years ago, and covers a surface area of 150 acres. Now the area around the tarn is a National Nature Reserve, it provides a home to a wide variety of species, including fish, birds, insects and mammals. It is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and it is a wetland of international importance designated under the Ramsar Convention. Many of the plants within the reserve are unique or rare.
There is a boardwalk around the tarn and a field studies centre.
Visiting Malham Tarn
The tarn, cove and moors are available to visit everyday. The Owl Head Barn visitor centre is open 10:00 to 16:00 except Christmas and New Year.
Contact Malham Tarn Estate
Website: Malham Tarn Estate