Opening times

Visitor centre / shop

10am - 5pm

Café

10am - 4.45pm

Gardens / adventure playground

8.30am - 7.00pm

Getting here

Brockhole
The Lake District Visitor Centre
Windermere
Cumbria LA23 1LJ

Parking charges apply

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Plan your visit

Latest events at Brockhole

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Wildlife

Beautiful Birds of Prey - 3 May

Date: 3 May 2015
Price: Free

Meet birds of prey from Silverband Falconry. Watch them demonstrate their amazing hunting and flying skills.

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Wildlife

Birdwatch at Brockhole - 3 May

Date: 3 May 2015
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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Gardens

Glorious Garden Tour - 6 May

Date: 6 May 2015
Price: £3

Meet the Brockhole gardener for an informal walk and talk around the centre's beautiful and historic Mawson gardens.

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Music and culture

Take Me Back to Manchester with Lakes Ignite - 8 to 17 May

Date: 8-17 May 2015
Price: Free

Short film about the Cumbrian stage of a legendary Victorian journey - a walk with an elephant from Edinburgh to Manchester.

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Latest from the Blog

Top 20 family activities in the Lake District this Easter

Top 20 family activities in the Lake District this Easter. From Easter egg hunts and events to boats, bikes and mini golf.

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Saturdays with a Splash!

On Saturday 14 and Saturday 21 March, the team from Windermere Jetty were at Brockhole exploring forces, engineering, the environment and habitats to celebrate British Science Week.

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Volunteer with us

Can you spare a few hours over the weekends or during school holidays to meet and greet our visitors? Come along to a volunteer open day on Saturday 14 or Tuesday 17 March to find out more.

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Top five family activities at Brockhole this February half term

Brockhole offers awesome activities to suit all the family, from toddlers to adrenaline junkies, there’s something for everyone this February half term.

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