Opening times

Visitor centre / shop

10am - 5pm


10am - 4.45pm


10am - 5pm

Adventure playground

10am -5pm

Getting here

Brockhole on Windermere
Cumbria LA23 1LJ

No coaches admitted 23 July - 4 September and 15 - 30 October

Parking charges apply at all times

We do weddings!

We do weddings!

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Share Your Adventure

Share Your Adventure

Explore by bike
Share Your Adventure

Share Your Adventure

Free adventure play
Share Your Adventure

Share Your Adventure

Sail like a swallow

Latest events at Brockhole

Family fun

Swallows and Amazons - Adventure Trail

Date: 12 Aug - 31 Oct 2016
Price: £3.00

Join us for our unique Swallows and Amazons trail around the beautiful grounds and gardens here at Brockhole!

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Family fun

Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome Exhibition

Date: 12 Aug - 31 Oct 2016
Price: Free

Join us here at Brockhole on Windermere to experience a whole host of adventure themed fun, from archery to boat hire, our brand new Swallows and Amazons trail and now, our new exhibition - situated upstairs in the white house.

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Arts and crafts

Exhibition - ‘Britain through the Eyes of a Chinese Artist’

Date: 10-30 September 2016
Price: FREE

Ink paintings of Britain, seen through the eyes of a Chinese artist and diplomat, Mr Wang Ying, are being exhibited at Brockhole on Windermere from 10 – 30 September.

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Birdwatch at Brockhole - 25 Sept

Date: 25 September 2016
Price: Free

Our volunteers will be in the bird hide today to help you identify the birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole.

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Latest from the Blog

5 Quirky Lake District Heritage Facts...

We believe the Lake District deserves worldwide recognition. That's why in 2017 we will bid for World Heritage Site status, placing the Lake District alongside the Taj Mahal, the Tower of London and…

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Aim like an Amazon, sail like a Swallow - share your adventure!

Discover a true taste of the Lake District by land and by lake… rope in your friends and family for an action packed summer to remember right here at Brockhole on Windermere!

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Watch our film about Brockhole's Thomas Mawson designed gardens, World War 1 and the inspiration for Flight

Head Gardener Iain Turnbull, talks about Thomas Mawson, designer of the Brockhole gardens and his connection with WW1.

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National Bike Week and National Picnic Week!

It’s National Picnic week and National Bike week from 11-19 June and where better to spend it than the beautiful Lake District? Why not combine the two and plan a great day out, grab your picnic bask

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