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Discover the fascinating story behind the design and creation of the Brockhole gardens by landscape architect Thomas Mawson.
Our guided tour leads you through the gardens, gradually revealing the history of the family and house and how the garden was designed and created at the end of the 19th Century. The tour finishes in our restored Kitchen Garden, with an opportunity to chat to one of our Gardeners and visit the Kitchen Garden Exhibition in the Summerhouse.We're also including cream tea, a homemade scone, jam, clotted cream, and a pot of tea in our café. To enjoy before or after your garden tour, to redeem simply bring your booking confirmation to the till.
Start point: Main visitor centre courtyard outside the shop.
Terrain: The garden has steps and a variety of path surfaces and gradients. We do offer a step-free route option. Please let us know in advance of any special access requirements.
Clothing: We recommend outdoor footwear and clothing. We will carry on in the rain!
Booking is essential as numbers on the tour are limited to ensure that everyone has a good experience.
Location: Brockhole on Windermere The Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ