Lake District National Park | Day Out With The Kids

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Lake District National Park

  • Windermere
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • National Parks, Lakes

Attraction Information

Love nature? You’re bound to spend days on end exploring Lake District National Park! With 912 square miles of stunning valleys, lakes, coastlines and mountains, this one of the most picturesque areas in the UK. It’s the perfect place to go to whether you’re after a single day away from the city, or a longer break in nature. Once you’ve been there, you’ll be coming back for more!

If you’re visiting Lake District National Park for the first time, the best place to start your journey is the Brockhole visitor centre. There you can not only get information and plan your day, but also enjoy quite a few outdoor activities, including archery, mini golf, boat hire and more. There are plenty more visitor centres across the park, so check which one is closest to you.

Lake District National Park is also home to many attractions, including Brave the Cave, Coast Aquarium, Treetop Trek, Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre and more. You’ll have so much choice you won’t know where to begin!

  • Beautiful nature all around
  • Choice of visitor centres
  • Lots of family-friendly attractions  
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Opening hours

Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 - 17:00 

Pricing

Free

Travel & Contact Information

Address

The Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere , Cumbria, LA23 1LJ, England

Phone number

01539 724555

Map

Website

Click here to visit Lake District National Park's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, Lake District National Park is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Lake District National Park have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Lake District National Park has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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