Malham Tarn


Settle, BD24 9PU, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Fishery Information

Regarded as England’s highest freshwater lake, Malham Tarn has a surface area of approximately 150 acres and a maximum depth of 4 metres. Open all year round, this water is home to wild brown trout and pike.

Owned by the National Trust Malham Tarn National Nature Reserve, this venue is an internationally recognised RAMSAR site, a Special Area of Conservation and a Site of Specific Scientific Interest. It also has a 150-year fly fishing history. Fly fishing on site is by boat only for its wild brown trout and requires specialised equipment, techniques and determination.

Malham Tarn is within easy reach of Leeds, Bradford, Manchester, Harrogate and York.

What size do the fish go to?

We couldn’t find any information about the size of fish present in this fishery.

What tactics work well?

Fly fishing by boat works well for catching wild brown trout.

What facilities are on site?

Parking facilities are available on site.

Is parking available?

Parking is available on site.

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