William Wordsworth is Britain’s most famous poet, whose thoughts and writing about man, nature and society are so current, they could have been written yesterday.

Discover Wordsworth’s amazing life by visiting Dove Cottage and exploring the treasures of the Wordsworth Trust’s collection in the Wordsworth Museum.

'A truly magical experience'
Trip Advisor review, 2017 -

Our exhibition series Women Behind the Words is celebrating the creativity and ambition of remarkable women.

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From pop-up poetry events to behind-the-scenes tours of our research centre, there is always something going on at Dove Cottage.

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Our blog is full of lively and engaging posts exploring the literature, history and culture of the Romantic period.

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