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Lake District Visitor Centre (The)
At Brockhole

LA23 1LJ
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More than just a visitor centre, whatever the weather....
The house became England's first National Park Visitor Centre in 1969.
  • exciting and innovative displays bring the history, traditions, geology, flora and fauna of the Lake District to life
  • For a 'Birds Eye View' of the Lake District scenery take a magic carpet ride
  • Experience 'Living in Lakeland', through our audio visual presentation
  • Information Centre
  • Sample Cumbrian baking at its best in our cafe or outside to enjoy the magnificent lake and fell views
  • A host of regular activities for adults and children, including weekly garden and house and grounds walks
  • Gift and bookshop with a comprehensive range of Lake District maps, guides and walk leaflets
Delightful gardens and grounds leading to the lake shore
  • Adventure playground
  • Lakeside croquet and putting lawns
  • Regular boat cruises from the jetty
  • Lakeshore walk and trails
  • Weekly guided garden walks with a gardener
  • Special events for all the family


Nearest UK Airport: Manchester
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Admission Price: Free
Gift Shop: Yes

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