Siney Tarn

Type; Natural
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Location; above Beckfoot, Eskdale
Accessibility; Access Land
Grid Ref; NY 162 011
Elevation; 225m (740 feet)
Size;

140 x 73 m (460 x 230 feet)

Area; 0.74 hectares (1.8 acres)
Depth; 0.5m (1½ feet)
Meaning of name; the tarn which dries up
Alternative name(s);


Siney Tarn is a small tarn in a marshy hollow on Sineytarn Moss, the ridge between Eskdale and Miterdale. It is becoming very silted up and resembles more of a patchwork of pools and channels than a tarn now.