Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Dove Cottage, the Grasmere home of poet William Wordsworth. Wander through the Garden-Orchard Wordsworth called ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found’. Uncover Wordsworth’s radical and creative life story in the Museum and enjoy breathtaking views of Grasmere Vale from the new Viewing Station.

Parts of our site are opening throughout 2020 because of our redevelopment project. Check our website before you visit to see what will be open.


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Wordsworth Grasmere Town End
LA22 9SH



  • 015394 35544

Entry Charges

Adult £12.00 | Young people (17 to 19 years), disabled, student card holders, YHA and those showing evidence of job seekers allowance or equivalent £8.50 | Children 6 -16 years £5.00 (5s and under free) 1 adult and children* £20.00 | 2 adults and children* £32.00 *This is a family party or equivalent, it does not include groups from schools, clubs or associations. Patrons and Friends: free National Art Pass: free

Discounts Offered

  • National Art Pass