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Arts and crafts

West by North West - an exhibition of original prints by Marion Kuit

Date: 18 May - 31 Jul 2018
Price: Free

West by North West is a collection of works by artist Marion Kuit made over recent years and inspired by walks along the South West Coast Path, sailing up the Norwegian Coast and camping in the Orkneys, Shetlands and Ireland.

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Family fun

Spring Trail at Brockhole - 26 May to 3 June

Date: 26 May - 3 Jun 2018
Price: £3.00 – pick up your trail from the shop

Follow the trail around our stunning grounds, complete the activities and win a prize! Fun for all the family - one prize per entry.

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Family fun

‘Go Wild’ Adventures 26 May - 2 June

Date: 26 May - 3 Jun 2018
Price: £6.50

Go Wild Adventures are led by the Lake District National Park Brockhole Learning Team and include adventures in bushcraft, arts and crafts and the natural world. From building shelters and getting creative to discovering creatures from the deep; come and join us in exploring the wonders that Brockhole has to offer.

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Watersports

Have a go at Rafting 27th May - 2nd June

Date: 27 May - 2 Jun 2018
Price: £12

Have a go at raft building as a family or a team. Can you work together to build a raft suitable to set sail on Windermere? Our instructor will help you with top tips on how to stay afloat but the rest is up to you, use knot tying skills and balance to beat the rest of the group out onto the water. Great activity for everyone aged 7+

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Watersports

Kayaking Half Day Tours 28th May - 1st June

Date: 28 May - 1 Jun 2018
Price: £40

We are delighted to introduce an exciting new adventure opportunity at Brockhole. In partnership with Cumbrian Kayaking, we are offering you the chance to explore the Lake in the best way possible - from on the water.

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Music and culture

Wordsworth Wednesdays - 30 May

Date: 30 May 2018
Price: Free

Join us for an hour of singing, stories and playtime for tiny tots. Explore a short poem by William Wordsworth…

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Adventure

Guided Family Cycle Ride - Windermere with a Castle - 30 May

Date: 30 May 2018
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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Wildlife

Beautiful Birds of Prey - 1 June

Date: 1 June 2018
Price: Free

Meet birds of prey from Silverband Falconry. Watch them demonstrate their amazing hunting and flying skills. Fun family event - children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Adventure

Farming Valley to a Felltop Ridge walk - 1 June

Date: 1 June 2018
Price: Adult £10, child free

A gentle walk along quiet lanes to Troutbeck, followed by a steep climb up to Wansfell Pike, a Wainwright summit, before returning to Brockhole.

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Adventure

Family Bushcraft and Survival Skills - 3 June

Date: 3 June 2018
Price: £9.50

Get to grips with basic survival skills, including shelter building, fire lighting and rope, string and knot tying.

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Gardens

Garden Tour - Meet the Experts - 6 June

Date: 6 June 2018
Price: £5 per person

Join a guided tour around Brockhole's Mawson gardens and get an insight into Brockhole's history, plants and seasonal highlights.

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Watersports

The Great North Swim at Brockhole

Date: 8-10 June 2018

The Great North Swim, Europe's biggest open-water swimming event returns to the Lake District in June 2018 at its new home at Brockhole on Windermere.

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