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Fun and learning for all the family

Gifts inspired by Wordsworth

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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

Wordsworth's Winter Garden

Jerwood Centre
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Talks 26
Apr 2014

Poetry Reading: Fleur Adcock & Neil Curry

The Daffodil Hotel
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Poetry events 06
May 2014

The Last Secrets of the Shelleys

Jerwood Centre
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Talks 10
May 2014

Must-see when you visit

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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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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