The Tarn

The Tarn
The 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.
Court Road,
Eltham SE9
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There is a picnic area and an 18th century ice well, which used to be a storage area for ice used by the kitchen staff at Eltham Palace.

The Tarn has retained the Green Flag award.

Sports and play areas
The 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.
020 8856 0100
Access information
Wheelchair access is available.
Further information
Please note that children must be supervised at all times due to deep water.
Fishing or swimming are not permitted.
No dogs and no cycling permitted in this park.
Park friends group information
The Friends of Coldharbour Open Spaces invites new members to join them.

Please email them on
Friends of Park website