Situated on the shores of Lake Windermere between Windermere
on the A591. The visitor centre is owned by the Lake
District National Park Authority since 1969 with its
purpose to help visitors to enjoy and appreciate England's
largest National Park.
The large house was built in 1899 for a wealthy businessman
which is set in thirty two  acres of landscaped
gardens and grounds to the shore of the Lake Windermere.
Within the centre you will find plenty of events taking
place from the Easter Eggstravaganza in April, Waterlife
Festival in May even a Roman Invasion.
The children are also catered for with various activities
and an adventure playground. Lake
Cruises are available on Lake Windermere and also
organised guided walks.
Interactive exhibitions on two  floors with audio
visual on Lakeland Living, Information Centre, Gift
and Book Shop and a Cafe that overlooks the gardens
and Lake Windermere.
It is advisable to
contact the Visitor Centre prior to your visit if there
is something specific you wish to see or any alterations
have been made to the Opening times and the attraction
Further information and details on opening
times, costs and facilities please contact or
visit their website.
Location - Between Windermere
and Ambleside, just off the A591