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Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre

    Car Park

    Details

    The Lake District National Park Authority manage car parks around the National Park, as do the National Trust and local councils. There are also free smaller car parks in more remote areas.
    Please consider alternative modes of transport and check out public transport. The area offers some of the best scenery and walking terrain in the Country and provides an opportunity to give your car a rest.

    For further details see https://paybyphone.co.uk/

    Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberTelephone (public)Welcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Good facilities whatever the weather, with plenty to do indoors and outdoors. We also have jetty to public launch on Windermere and popular adventure playground. Boat trips on Windermere Lake Cruises available. Canoe, kayak and sailing tuition/hire in the summer.

    Prices

    Pay by mobile phone reference: 7263.
    Payable every day 9am - 6pm including Bank Holidays.
    Up to 1 hour: £2. Then 35p for every 20 minutes. Up to a maximum of £8 for the day.
    Coach parking is available in this car park.

    Facilities

    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • PostboxPostbox
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Welcome HostWelcome Host
    • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

    Good facilities whatever the weather, with plenty to do indoors and outdoors. We also have jetty to public launch on Windermere and popular adventure playground. Boat trips on Windermere Lake Cruises available. Canoe, kayak and sailing tuition/hire in the summer.

    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Brockhole - Lake District Visitor Centre using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using TransportDirect.info

    Map reference: NY 389010  Lat: 54.40138 Long: -2.94189

    By Bus: It is easy to get to Brockhole by bus. Both the 599 open top service and the 555 bus provide regular services between Bowness and Grasmere, so why not sit back and enjoy the view? The 555 runs between Keswick, Grasmere, Windermere and Kendal. The bus stops outside the entrance.

    By Boat: The Jetty at Brockhole offers links with Windermere Lake Crusies to Bowness, Ambleside and Wray Castle. We're on the Green Cruise – circular trip from Brockhole visiting Waterhead and Wray Castle then returning to Brockhole. And the Red Cruise – circular request trip from Brockhole visiting Waterhead, Bowness and returning.

    By Train: The nearest railway station is Windermere, some two miles south of Brockhole, offering train services to Kendal and Oxenholme . A bus (555 or 559), bike or taxi would then be needed for the final link of the journey.

    By Bike: There is a cycle path along some stretches of the A592 road between Windermere and Brockhole mainly recommended for experienced bikers. The 800 Bike Bus (Windermere to Haverthwaite) stops nearby and can carry up to 12 bikes.

    On Foot: There is a footway all along the A592 between Windermere and Brockhole. Plus bridleways descend from the hills to the east near the site if you fancy the scenic route. Visit the National Trust website for detail sof walks.

    By Car: Conveniently located on A591 between Windermere and Ambleside.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Windermere station