Is Brockhole on Windermere free?

We’re open daily from 10am, all year round apart from Christmas Day. You pay to park, but entry is free. Find out more about getting here.

Can you swim at Brockhole Windermere?

If you are feeling brave you can try open water swimming in Lake Windermere, but if you prefer to stay dry then you can hire a boat or take a kayak tour. For those with a head for heights there is a fabulous high ropes course, or you can head into the depths in the centre’s new artificial caving system.

Is brockhole dog friendly?

There are lots to do for all the family and plenty to eat and drink. We have a range of services and facilities to help make Brockhole as accessible as possible for everyone, including visitors with disabilities. We welcome well-behaved dogs on leads.

How much is it to get into brockhole?

There is no entry fee at Brockholes but we do operate car parking charges. The income generated by car parking charges is really important to Brockholes Nature Reserve.

Which is the best lake to walk around in the Lake District?

Ullswater Nestled away from the hustle and bustle, Ullswater’s lakeside walks provide an abundance of peace and tranquillity to all who visit. The second largest lake in England cuts through 9 miles of rolling countryside and rugged mountain scenery between Patterdale and Pooley Bridge.

How difficult is Great Gable?

Discover this 10.1-mile loop trail near Gatesgarth, Cumbria. Generally considered a challenging route, it takes an average of 6 h 4 min to complete. This is a popular trail for hiking and walking, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day.

Is the gaddum dog friendly?

Guide dogs and disability assistance dogs are welcome in the café and the Gaddum Restaurant.

Which lake in Lake District can you walk around?

It would be remiss of us, in a post talking about walking around the lakes, if we didn’t raise the issue that arguably there’s only one “lake” in the Lake District, that’s Bassenthwaite Lake. All the rest are “waters” e.g. Derwent Water, or “meres”, e.g. Windermere.

Is there footpaths on Great Gable?

Yes – it’s doable but a long walk in and back out again! If you follow the Scafell Pike route up Langdale as far as Esk Hause, continuing onward to Sty Head. From here you can take one of the various routes up.

Where do you park for the Great Gable walk?

Starting Point – Seathwaite Farm (Postcode CA12 5XJ) is located in the small hamlet of Seathwaite at the end of Styhead pass, within Borrowdale valley. The closest town is Keswick. Parking – Limited free layby parking at the end of Styhead pass in Seathwaite.