Garden

  • What’s new at Tarn House

    What’s new at Tarn House

    Since I bought Tarn House two-and-a-bit years back, I’ve invested every penny earned back into the house and garden. Some of that investment has been boring but important behind the scenes stuff (new oil tank, new water filters, chimney repairs […]

     
  • The Tarn House swing

    The Tarn House swing

        We have a new swing! It doesn’t swing entirely straight… But that’s a minor detail; it’s in my favourite part of the garden… the wild part, surrounded by ferns and wild raspberries, and judging by the footprints it’s […]

     
  • Children love Tarn House!

    Children love Tarn House!

    One of the nicest things about reading through the visitor book is seeing how many people comment on children enjoying themselves at Tarn House. We even get a few younger visitors adding their own thoughts to the book! With toys, […]

     
  • Native hedging in the Tarn House garden

    Native hedging in the Tarn House garden

    Tarn House’s fellside garden backs onto pasture on one side (home to the Loughrigg alpaccas) and mature oak woodland the other. As such it’s a haven for all kinds of wildlife, with visitors throughout the year including badgers, roe deer, […]