Facilities at Brougham Castle

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    No parking on site, but free parking available on the roadside.

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    Food and Drink

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    The on site shop serves tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Cold drinks and various snacks are also available. Ice-cream is sold in the summer.

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    Picnic Area

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    This is a great place for a picnic inside the castle ruins. There are two picnic benches and we have lovely views of the castle and surrounding countryside including the River Eamont. Please note that there is no access to the river, which is on private land.

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    Shop

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    Gift shop is located near the entrance. This sells a range of English Heritage souvenirs and gifts, including books, toys, snacks, hot and cold drinks.

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    Toilets

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    Unisex toilet and separate disabled toilet. No baby changing facilities.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on leads are welcome. Please note that they are not allowed on the private land by the river.

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    Exhibition

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    An exhibition inside the shop highlights the remarkable life of Lady Anne Clifford, and includes stone carvings from the Roman fort and some later pottery finds.

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    Gardens

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    A complex of passages and spiral stairways makes Brougham a fascinating castle to explore, as well as for playing exciting games of hide and seek! The top of the Keep has panoramic views over the Eden Valley and the earthworks of the adjacent Roman fort of Brocavum.

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    Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    No baby changing facilities.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes.

    Toy/Dressing Up Box

    Handling box of items - please ask staff for details.

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    Education

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    Interpretation for Children

    Children's trail - please ask staff for details.

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    Please be aware

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    Keep is 4 storeys high.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    Wedding photographs may be taken on site. Charge applicable and must be booked in advance. Please call site for details.

    English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.

    We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.

    We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to Filming Locations for more information and contacts.

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