By becoming a Friend, you will make your own personal contribution to the preservation and continuing development of Dove Cottage, one of the world’s most important literary sites.

As a thank you for your annual donation, you will also receive the following benefits.

  • Unlimited free entry
  • Free parking
  • The Messenger, our quarterly newsletter
  • Other regular updates
  • Priority booking, giving you an early chance to secure a place at our most popular public events
  • Invitations to private views and other exclusive events in Grasmere
  • Discounts on selected Wordsworth Trust publications
  • An invitation to the annual Wordsworth Lecture in London

You can choose to receive The Messenger and other updates by email or by post, depending on your preference.

Minimum annual donation rates

  • £25 individual
  • £40 joint
  • £45 family (one or two adults and any number of children under 16 living at the same address)
  • £10 young person (under 26)

For more information, please phone Hannah Stratton on 015394 63520, have a look at our Friends leaflet or contact us.

Please see our privacy notice to find out how we communicate with our supporters and use the information that they share with us.