Autumn view of Brockhole copyright Charlie Hedley

Educational visits

Brockhole on Windermere, on the shores of Windermere lake has the ideal mix of activities on site:

  • a range of learning sessions
  • exhibition and film about the Lake District National Park
  • stunning gardens and grounds providing the ideal outdoor learning environment
  • adventure playground, great for letting off steam at lunch time or after a long journey
  • opportunities for boat trips, watersports sessions, orienteering and high rope course challenges

Free activities and tutored learning sessions for Primary Schools

Mix and Match

Combine the free activities on site with a tutored learning session. Choose from:

Bring your school group for a day visit

Discover more about the National Park by visiting the exhibition and exploring the grounds using trails, scavenger hunts and the bird hide. Add in the adventure playground and the shop and you have a full day of enjoyable learning activities, free of charge.

Learning team support

If you would like a short introduction to the National Park, and maybe refreshments on arrival, our team can offer you this support for a small charge. See Brockhole's full offer for Primary Schools

Learning sessions for Secondary Schools

Key Stage 3 and 4

Whether it’s adventure and challenge you are looking for, or learning sessions with a focus on tourism and issues in the National Park, we can help.

For key stage 4 we can focus on the impacts of tourism in the National Park and BTEC travel and tourism units

What's there for Youth Groups

See youth group activities for further details of our team challenges and outdoor activities.

Food and catering

You can pre-order hot lunches or picnic bags. Please ask for further details.

More information

For more information, contact our learning team:
015394 40275

Other locations

Full tutored day visits are also available in the National Park delivered by the Field Studies Council (opens in new window)