Sprinkling Tarn

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Sprinkling Tarn
Sprinkling Tarn - geograph.org.uk - 113569.jpg
LocationLake District
Coordinates54°28′16″N 3°11′35″W / 54.471°N 3.193°W / 54.471; -3.193Coordinates: 54°28′16″N 3°11′35″W / 54.471°N 3.193°W / 54.471; -3.193
Basin countriesUnited Kingdom

Sprinkling Tarn is a body of water at the foot of Great End, in the Southern Fells in Lake District, 3 km from Seathwaite, Cumbria, England.[1] Sprinkling Tarn is a popular location for wild campers. It is also popular among anglers, being noted for its trout and an introduced rare fish, vendace.[2] Formerly known also as Sparkling Tarn. It is known as the wettest place of England with an annual precipitation of over 5 metres.


  1. ^ "Sprinkling Tarn". Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Sprinkling Tarn". Retrieved 30 March 2017.

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