Site changes due to Great North Swim 2021

Site changes due to Great North Swim 2021

We are delighted to be hosting the John West Great North Swim Event at Brockhole on 11-13 June. As a result, we will be making some changes to our normal offer over the event period:


Before and after the event: Thurs 10 June and Monday 14 June

  • Boat hire, trails and some outdoor activities closed to the public 
  • Archery and Laser clay and Adventure Playground remain open
  • Gaddum Restaurant will be closed
  • The café, shop and exhibition remain open. Please note the café will only be serving drinks, sandwiches and cakes. 
  • The garden shed and BBQ will be open.  
  • Treetop Trek and Nets remain open.
  • No Windermere Lake Cruise service from Brockhole


During the event: Friday 11, Sat 12 and Sun 13 June

  • The car park will have significantly reduced capacity for non-Great North Swim customers. Please try and park elsewhere if you do wish to visit or use public transport to reach us.
  • Our grounds and gardens are open, but there will be a slightly reduced outdoor activity offer of Archery, Laser Clay Shooting and Krazy Karts only.
  • The café, Gaddum Restaurant, shop and exhibition remain open.
  • The Faerie Trail and Adventure Playground remain open. Our other trails and orienteering courses are closed.
  • Boat hire is closed
  • Treetop Trek and Nets are open (parking available for Trek customers).
  • Normal Windermere Lake Cruises service applies.

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