Holehouse Tarn

Type; Natural
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Location; Stainton Pike
Accessibility; Access Land
Grid Ref; SD 154 939
Elevation; 478 m (1568 feet)
Size; 60m x 50m (200 x 165 feet)
Area; 0.23 hectares (0.57 acres)
Depth; 1m (3 feet)
Meaning of name; tarn of the house in the hollow
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On the southern flank of Stainton Pike, Holehouse Tarn is just a peat moss tarn, however its setting with views of the Central Fell in the distance to the north-east make a visit worthwhile.