Opening times

Visitor centre / shop

10am - 5pm


10am - 4.45pm

Gardens / adventure playground

8.30am - 7.00pm

Getting here

The Lake District Visitor Centre
Cumbria LA23 1LJ

Parking charges apply

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Plan your visit

Latest events at Brockhole


Glorious Garden Tour - 1 July

Date: 1 July 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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Birdwatch at Brockhole - 5 July

Date: 5 July 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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Cycle ride along the quiet side of Windermere via the Bike Boat - 11 July

Date: 11 July 2015
Price: Adults £20, children £12

A unique opportunity to enjoy a sail on the lake and explore Windermere by bike – without the hassle of traffic. You will be led by trained cycle leaders, crossing the lake from Brockhole via the unique Bike Boat to the quiet western shore.

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Have a go at Canoeing - 12 July

Date: 12 July 2015
Price: £7

Canoeing taster sessions to help you get to grips with the basics.

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Latest from the Blog

Here comes the sun - top 10 activities you can't afford to miss at Brockhole this summer

Well, hopes are high for some nice weather as we head into July - the good news is that Brockhole has so much to offer both inside and outside that we'll still be having tons of fun

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Take a fresh look at Brockhole and enjoy the beautiful surroundings at one of our early June events

As we head towards the weekend with high hopes of seeing a glimpse of that summer sun, there couldn’t be a better time to come along to Brockhole...

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5 ways to make the most of your Great North Swim Weekend

One of Europe’s largest open water events, attracting over 10,000 participants of all abilities is taking place on Lake Windermere from Friday 12 June to Sunday 14 June 2015.

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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?

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