Wordsworth Grasmere

Discover William Wordsworth’s radical and creative life story and be inspired by his words in the very place they were written. 

Step into Dove Cottage and be transported back to a period of ‘plain living and high thinking’. 

William and his sister Dorothy Wordsworth’s remarkable story is told through a unique collection of their original works in the newly opened Museum. 

On the A591, just south of the Grasmere mini roundabout. Look out for the Wordsworth Grasmere sign. Accessible by public transport.

Grasmere, LA22 9SH
Tel: 015394 35544
wordsworth.org.uk

HIGHLIGHTS

Dove Cottage: experience the sights, sounds and smells that bring to life the Wordsworth’s bustling family home from over 200 years ago.

Museum: Wordsworth’s remarkable story is told through a unique collection of original letters, objects and manuscripts.

Garden-Orchard:
The loveliest spot that man hath ever found.’

Viewing Platform:
enjoy the beautiful views of Grasmere Vale.

Café: on the popular coffin walking route; open to visitors, walkers and dogs.

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