Accessible Lake District
Miles without Stiles route around Brockhole
Brockhole - The Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, LA23 1LJ
A short route (1.5km) around the beautiful grounds of Brockhole on the shores of Windermere. This is part of a series of 39 routes, suitable for people with limited mobility, throughout the Lake District.
The centre provides public access to Windermere’s stunning eastern foreshore, with views to the Langdale Fells. There are historic gardens, exhibitions, an adventure playground, café and shop.
Tramper hire / mobility vehicles
Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre (free electric wheelchairs for use in grounds; electric bus to get to and from the car park)
Mobility scooters for use in the National Park can be hired from:
Westmorland Shopping Centre
Kendal, LA9 4LR
Penrith, CA11 7TP
Wheelchair hire is available at:
The Glebe, Bowness on Windermere
Bowness Bay Information Centre, Windermere
Lake District Visitor Centre at Brockhole
T: 015394 46601
Accessible parking: There are parking spaces for disabled badge holders next to the Visitor Centre. Visitors can also arrange a lift in the ‘Brockmobile’ buggy from the main car park.
Accessible WC: One toilet block by the main car park, toilets inside the information centre, one toilet block in the grounds.
Building access: Café has a platform lift. Lift to first floor.
More accessible activities:
There are 39 Miles Without Stiles routes all across the Lake District National Park. They are available as a booklet, for sale at information centres and bookshops in the National Park, and on the Lake District National Park website: