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You can enjoy lots of family friendly ways to explore Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum.

  • Discover Wordsworth’s inspirational home with your family.
  • Tour the cottage with  our family-friendly guides,
  • Journey through the past with an Explorer Suitcase,
  • Get stuck in to hands-on learning in our new Family Activity Room.

All free with admission.

Have fun and learn with our family events this Easter holidays. Click here for a list of events. 

We are now a Learning Destination as part of the Children’s University too – come and add a stamp to your passport!

What's on

Springtime Treasure Trail

Dove Cottage & Garden
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Apr 2014
Apr 2014

Springtime with the Daffodils, Wordsworth Bookshop

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Apr 2014

Springtime with the Daffodils, Dalton

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Apr 2014

Must-see when you visit

Women's Poetry Festival

A three-day showcase of women's poetry in Grasmere, the Lake District in association with Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. Readings * Talks * Workshops * Conversations

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Land Keepers exhibition

A new exhibition of photography, prose and poetry. February 3rd - 11th May 2014

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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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Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
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