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Directory: Parks, gardens and open spaces: The Tarn

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TitleThe Tarn
SummaryThe Tarn is one of Royal Greenwich's Green Flag award winning sites.

The Tarn is a beautiful landscaped garden and lake with interesting wildfowl and a bird sanctuary. Many original features have been retained from the 1930s.
AddressCourt Road,
Eltham SE9
AreaEltham
Map reference
HighlightsThere is a picnic area and an eighteenth-century ice well, which used to be a storage area for ice used by the kitchen staff at Eltham Palace.
AwardsThe Tarn has retained the Green Flag status for 2016 to 2017.

Learn more about Green Flag parks in Royal Borough of Greenwich on http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/greenflag
Sports and play areasThe Tarn is part of the Green Chain Walk. Fairy Hill Park is within a short walking distance on the other side of the railway line.
Emailparks@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Telephone020 8921 6885
Access informationWheelchair access is available.
Friends of Park websitehttp://www.thetarn.org/

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