Christmas Inspiration at Brockhole

Christmas Inspiration at Brockhole

There’s nothing quite like the Lake District at Christmas, twinkly lake shores, snow capped mountains and frost glistening in the winter sun – and that’s just what we can see from the window of our 19th century White House here at Brockhole!

This year, we have really put our Christmas hats on – our café and shop have been visited by some very special elves who have decorated in style with rustic reindeers, crafty garlands and fabulous fairy lights.

Also just as a little Merry Christmas from us we’re offering free parking every Friday in December!


Christmas events not to be missed

As always our calendar of festive events has something on offer for the whole family this December, from our exclusive Christmas wreath making and lunch on 1st Dec through to a bit of yule tide magic at Astral Circus and back by popular demand, the return of the much loved huskies! See our full events list below and book your places online…

Join us for a weekend packed full of festive treats! We have free parking Friday (Sat/Sun only £1.00) 10% off in the shop, 10% off Treetop Trek and Nets gift vouchers, Bounce Booster (pay for 2 hours and bounce all day on Treetop Nets!) festive cafe specials and much more - find out more

Join in the festive fun at Brockhole with a special Christmas Treasure Hunt Trail.. £3 (includes a prize), just pick up your map from the shop!

  • Saturday 17, Monday 19, Thursday 22 December - The Owl Sanctuary at Brockhole

Enjoy a hands on experience with owls from The Owl Sanctuary. Learn about their welfare and their place in the natural world. Free (donations). Drop in from 11am – 3pm.

Meet the Husky, Ellwood the Great Grey Owl and their friends. Get the opportunity to see them up close. Sessions at 11am, 12 noon, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Suitable for all the family. £5 child, £2 adults accompanying children. Booking advisable.

Join Astral Circus for a fun packed day of family entertainment including magic tricks, juggling, buffoonery and balloon modelling. Shows at 11am, 12 noon, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. £5 child, £2 adults accompanying children. Booking advisable.


Indoor treats

Christmas inspiration awaits you in the Brockhole shop this month with a brand new selection of gifts, so why not surprise someone special and put a little bit of something different under the tree this year?

There are plenty of local gift ideas from brands such as Herdy and Lakes Distillery plus a host of home accessories, fashion scarves, jewellery, stationery and soft toys.

Pop into the café after your winter woodland walk or Christmas shopping and sample some festive treats, how does a dark chocolate brownie with a caramelised orange sauce or homemade gingerbread spiced white hot chocolate sound?

Christmas Gift Vouchers

Treat your friends or family to a Lake District adventure here at Brockhole! Buy a watersports or archery voucher for an amount of your choice - simply call the Lakeshore team today on 07919 881622.


Exclusive artwork

This month we will also have an exclusive selection of photographic pieces available from renowned local photographer Rod Ireland. Think stunning Lake District landscapes captured in all their natural beauty and you won’t be disappointed. Find out more about Rod by visiting his website.

For more info on all things Christmas at Brockhole call us for details on 015394 46601

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