Stonehills Tarn

Type; Artificial
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Location; Winster, near Bowness-on-Windermere
Accessibility; Private
Grid Ref; SD 417 943
Elevation; 108m (354 feet)
Size;

175 x 93 m (575 x 305 feet)

Area; 1.25 hectares (3.1 acres)
Depth; 2m (6½ feet)
Meaning of name;  
Alternative name(s); Barrow Plantation Tarn


A pretty, artificial tarn, Stonehills lies on the hill north of Winster. It is completely private, but can be seen from the track which runs past it to the north. It is retained by a small dam at the southern end, and has one small island.