Burnmoor Tarn

Type; Natural
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Location; 2 miles SW of Sca Fell
Accessibility; Access Land
Grid Ref; NY 184 044
Elevation; 253m (830 feet)
Size; 840m x 415m (2730 x 1350 feet)
Area; 23.4 hectares (57.8 acres)
Depth; 13m (42 feet)
Meaning of name; burial mound tarn
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Burnmoor Tarn, reckoned to be the third largest tarn in the Lakes, is an impressive expanse of water at the head of Miterdale - between Wasdale and Eskdale. The southern shore is overlooked by Burnmoor Lodge, once a keepers cottage and latterly in use by a religious group.