Opening times

Visitor centre / shop

10am - 5pm

Café

10am - 4.45pm

Gardens

10am - 5pm

Adventure playground

10am -5pm

Getting here

Brockhole on Windermere
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

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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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Gardens

Autumn Glorious Gardens Tour - 5 Oct

Date: 5 October 2016
Price: £4

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

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Latest from the Blog

Red squirrels re-discover Brockhole

For more than three years a concerted effort by the wildlife charity Westmorland Red Squirrels and the Lake District National Park has reduced grey squirrel numbers in the grounds to make space for…

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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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