Making Magical Memories at Allan Bank

Watch our short film about the National Trust’s Allan Bank in Grasmere – the perfect place for a family day out!

Make yourselves at home at Allan Bank in the beautiful village of Grasmere – where the Wordsworth family lived for three years. Relax in front of a warm fire while the children play the piano in the hall, draw or paint in the art room, play board games and follow the woodland trail – in this:

… the loveliest spot that man hath ever found
– William Wordsworth

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Allan Bank, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9QB


Celebrated for its picturesque vistas, the Lakes has been inspiring visitors for centuries and was home to many acclaimed artists, including William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. After your visit to Allan Bank you can discover the other wonderful National Trust attractions in the Lake District!

Enjoy a literature break in the Lake District and walk in the footsteps of writers who have been profoundly affected by this dramatic landscape.