Three Dubs Tarn

Type; Natural, enlarged by damming
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Location; Claife Heights
Accessibility; Accessible, no 'private' signs
Grid Ref; SD 377 973
Elevation; 208m (683 feet)
Size;

218 x 93 m (715 x 304 feet)

Area; 1.57 hectares (3.9 acres)
Depth; 5m (16½ feet)
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Three Dubs was formed from three smaller natural tarns, hence the name. It is dammed to the south-west with four becks flowing in from the north, south, east and west.

It is quite a nice little tarn, surrounded by woodland and with a stone boathouse near the dam.