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Brockhole Visitor Centre

Ecclerigg | Windermere LA23 1LQ, Windermere, England
015394 46601
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Ranked #7 of 9 Attractions in Windermere
Type: Gardens, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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English first
windermere
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Great way to spend a couple of hours. Both young and old enjoyed the activity. The zip wire at the end is fab. Staff were professional. Would recommend and would visit again !

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It was Iwonderful and very beautiful , lake sorrounded by rows of moutains. Still delightful was Cruise tour experience.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Have been here many times over the years and it has always been lovely, however it has changed a lot. The adventure playground has always been a great place for children but the zip wires right at the entrance is a very noisy space and appeared to be very expensive. If you have either a family or a car load... More

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Lorraine B, Guest Relations Manager at Brockhole Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to Brockhole. The TreeTop Trek attraction has proved very popular and does attract a lot of people. It was for this reason that it is located around the car park area, leaving large parts of the site for more tranquil pursuits. We are sorry to hear... More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

the site looked great activities and gardens looked great,but we went on a weekend as it said this was when pony rides and bike hire took place,but on arrival soon found no pony riding and no bike hire the gardens were in need of a lot of attention lack of colour as a gardener i was most dissapointed and would... More

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Lorraine B, Guest Relations Manager at Brockhole Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent trip to Brockhole. We are sorry to hear you did not get to do the things you wanted to on this occasion. The pony rides have now finished for the year but bike hire is still available at weekends as advertised. You don't say what time of... More

Preston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We pasted this place on our family holiday and stopped to have a look round. Plenty of places to park and you could watch everyone going on the tree top activity. We decided to have something to eat in their cafe first. What a big mistake that was. The cafe appeared to be empty and we were the only ones... More

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Lorraine B, Guest Relations Manager at Brockhole Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent trip to Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre. Its great to hear you enjoyed the spectacular views from the terrace but obviously disappointing that you couldn't enjoy some of our delicious food. Brockhole café prides itself on using fresh local ingredients and cooking everything to order. We are sorry that we didn't... More

Telford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Great way to spend a few hours after sampling the great food and service in the cafe. Some lovely gardens and walks to explore with some peaceful spots to sit back and relax.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Such a nice place for the children only to be ruined by a car parking fine. PLEASE BE AWARE. I parked up at the Brockhole centre, after a great visit I returned to the car and typed in my incorrect reg (not knowingly) it prompted me to pay an amount in which I did. The machine took my money around... More

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Lorraine B, Guest Relations Manager at Brockhole Visitor Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Brockhole. Its good to hear you had a great day there, but disappointed to know the car parking system spoilt it for you. We have changed the car park system over the past year in response to customer feedback and our new system has been well received by the majority... More

Edgbaston, null, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

freindly helpful staff with maps provided and lots of information on hand. Easy to find. Souvenirs available to buy but a little pricey which is to be expected.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Beautiful gardens gorgeous setting. Almost, almost did the tree top adventure, looked fab. The kids one looked great too. Lots to do, highly recommend well worth a visit

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were there recently with our 6 years old son. When we arrived, the staff were really friendly in helping to orientate us and distributing the pamplets for the area. We were thrilled to discover so many fun activities for our son. My son was super looking forward to the pony ride. When we arrived at the pony station, one... More

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