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In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

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Walks 26
Sep 2017

Pop-up Poetry Cafe

The Foyle Room, opposite Dove Cottage
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Family activities 28
Sep 2017

Further readings in The Prelude 1805

Jerwood Centre
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Talks 04
Oct 2017

Must-see when you visit

Dorothy's amazing journal

See the journal entry for the day when William and Dorothy saw the famous daffodils.

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The Jerwood Centre

The Jerwood Centre is where our collection is stored under controlled conditions and cared for. If you would like to be shown around please phone before you arrive to check that someone is available.

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Wordsworth's skates

Wordsworth enjoyed skating on the frozen lakes of the county in the depths of winter. Two very different pairs of his skates survive and can be seen during your visit.

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Wordsworth's tea caddy

Tea was so precious that it was kept in a locked box like this one and Dorothy Wordsworth wrote that it was used at least twice. See if you can find it on your visit.

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