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Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

What's Special About Malham Tarn

Malham Tarn Field Centre is one of 15 residential centres in the UK managed by the Field Studies Council, an independent educational charity that promotes environmental understanding for all with 70 yTarn Into The Lightears of experience.

A grand Georgian country house situated on the north shore of Malham Tarn, offering comfortable accommodation and delicious healthy home cooked food.

Situated at an altitude of 381m and set in the magnificent limestone scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the centre offers stunning learning locations. 

Also part of an internationally important National Nature Reserve, the tarn itself is one of only eight upland alkaline lakes in Europe.

Malham Tarn has been awarded the Primary and Secondary Geography Quality Mark by the Geographical Association and the Quality Badge by The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom by demonstrating that they consistently deliver high quality teaching and learning experiences and manage risk effectively. This means you have to complete less paperwork when visiting our Centres.