Hop over to Brockhole this Easter
It doesn’t have to take a dull car journey to visit us at Brockhole, make the most of all the different public transport there is to offer. It's time to sit back, relax and appreciate the spectacular views we’re gifted with.
Did you know the Lake District National Park has saved over 340,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide? This is from activities such as sustainable transport initiatives, installing hydroelectric schemes and planting new trees.
How you can travel to Brockhole
Connect with the landscape by boat
Travel in style and get dropped off at the Brockhole jetty! Windermere Lake Cruises are officially England’s 5th most visited attraction, with over 1.5 million passenger journeys in 2017. Find out where you can be picked up from.
Hop on a bike
Decide your level of difficulty and go off road on a family friendly route or take a de-tour and cycle up the surrounding fells. Take a look at a few Lake District cycling route favourites.
Let the train take the strain
Get comfy and be stunned by the majestic mountains on your way into the Lake District. Trains from London to Oxenholme can now take as little as 2 and a half hours! Take a look at which train to catch.
Open Top Bus
The Lake District has some of the most scenic bus journeys in the country, if not the world! Hear the wildlife and take in the countryside’s fresh air on an open top bus. Make sure you don’t miss out, check the timetable.
Spring to Brockhole
Take your time and focus on your health and wellbeing. There’s nothing like a good walk to pull you away from busy life. Did you know the Lake District has 3010km of footpaths and bridleways?
Our top three favourite ways to explore Brockhole
Cycle through the famous Thomas Mawson gardens
Trot with your new best friend on our pony ride sessions
Fly through Brockhole’s ancient trees with Treetop Trek
We're excited to share with you all our Easter events! From the Giant Spring Trail and Easter Egg Hunt to Drop in Easter and Spring craft sessions, there's something for all the family here at Brockhole. Book online now.
Access for all
If you have difficulty walking or have a hearing impairment, there's equipment on hand to help you enjoy the centre and grounds, during the opening times of the house.
- Free use of electric wheelchairs for use in the gardens (although donations are welcome)
- Free use of wheelchairs to use indoors
- The 'Brockmobile' electric bus to transport people who have difficulties walking from the car park or jetty to the Visitor Centre. Please ask on arrival at the jetty kiosk if you would like to be collected.