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Family fun

Birthday Parties

Date: 23 Apr 2019 - 3 Apr 2020
Price: From £16 Per Child

Choose from any of our family fun activities from the activity section. Create your bespoke Lake District party…

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Family fun

Go Wild Drop In Crafts

Date: 20 Jul - 30 Aug 2019

Mornings are for making things and what better way than dropping in to our Go Wild tent in the creative corner of…

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Cycling

Guided Family Cycle Ride – a Castle and a Boat Ride

Date: 21 Jul - 25 Aug 2019
Price: Adults £25, child £16.

Your adventure starts on the unique bike boat from Brockhole to Windermere’s western shore. You’ll be guided along delightful traffic-free trails to Wray Castle. There’ll be time to stop for refreshments and to explore the grounds before heading back to Brockhole.

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Family fun

Go Wild Explorers

Date: 22 Jul - 30 Aug 2019
Price: £8 Pre Booking required

Embrace your inner adventurer in our fun outdoor explorer sessions! Learn how to set trails, build shelters, tie knots, make and sail mini rafts and more!

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Family fun

Go Wild Creative

Date: 22 Jul - 30 Aug 2019
Price: £8 Pre-booking required

Enjoy some imaginative creativity and a spot of messiness in our exciting art and crafts sessions; including printmaking, sculpture, felt creations and more! Take home your own beautiful artwork and crafty creations inspired by nature.

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Cycling

Guided Family Cycle Ride - Visiting a Castle and a Tarn

Date: 25 Jul - 1 Sep 2019
Price: Adults £25, Children £16

Your adventure starts on the unique bike boat from Brockhole to Windermere’s western shore. You’ll be guided along delightful traffic-free trails to secluded Blelham Tarn – an ideal picnic stop. On return there’s a visit to Wray Castle to explore the grounds before heading back to Brockhole.

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Cycling

Guided Cycle Ride – Along the Hawkshead Trail

Date: 1-29 August 2019
Price: Adults £25, child £16.

Your adventure starts on the unique bike boat from Brockhole to Windermere’s western shore. You’ll be guided along delightful traffic-free trails to Hawkshead via Wray Castle. There will be a stop in historic Hawkshead with Beatrix Potter’s old haunts and lots of cafes. The return is along minor roads with views to the central fells.

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Arts and crafts

Paper Boats Fragile Waters

Date: 14 Aug - 13 Oct 2019
Price: Free

In Paper Boats: Fragile Waters, Caroline Stow presents eight series of prints and texts that explore the living waters of the Cumbrian lakes and the unique and delicate balance of their ecosystems. Paper Boats are symbols of hope and journeys, but also of vulnerability.

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Arts and crafts

Wordsworth Sessions

Date: 19 Aug - 10 Sep 2019

In our Rucksack of Rhymes sessions, we explore a short poem by William Wordsworth on a theme such as Birds, Rainbows or the Weather. We sing songs and tell stories, then play with a rucksack full of toys linked to the theme and create a simple craft to take home.

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Music and culture

Lakes Alive Presents The Lost Words: Told In Gold

Date: 7-14 September 2019
Price: £7.50 - £12.50

An outdoor immersive theatre performance for all ages led by a charm of Britain's wild birds, The Lost Words: Told In Gold is the outdoor theatre adaptation of the multi award-winning book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris that has charmed the UK.

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Arts and crafts

Creative Workshops for adults

Date: 17 Sep - 18 Dec 2019

Join us at Brockhole on Windermere – an Arts and Crafts movement house amid the stunning landscape of the Lake District, and be inspired to make and create in our varied programme of Artist-led Art & Crafts workshops through September – December 2019. These creative sessions are ideal for beginners or those with a love of making looking to try their hand at something new, with workshops including printmaking, textiles and festive themed crafts.

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