Wander Lonely as a Cloud with Wordsworth

Enjoy a poetic moment and wander lonely as cloud with our short film tribute to William Wordsworth.

Situated in the village of Grasmere in the heart of the Lake District, is the idyllic Dove Cottage, home to Wordsworth and his family from December 1799 to May 1808.

Discover the literature of the Lakes and walk in the footsteps of the renowned Lake District poet William Wordsworth

Experience this delightful family home as it would have been for William Wordsworth and his family over 200 year ago. Next door is the Wordsworth Museum – a literary treasure trove – displaying the greatest international collection of Wordsworth’s letters, journals, manuscripts and poems.

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Dove Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SH

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

A Day in Wordworth’s Footsteps will take you on a gentle, scenic stroll from Ambleside to Rydal Hall and Dora’s Field, planted with daffodils by William and Mary. You can then explore the beautiful village of Grasmere and enjoy a tour of the world-famous Dove Cottage, Wordsworth’s Lake District home from December 1799 to May 1808, and the adjacent Wordsworth Museum.

Make Magical Memories at Allan Bank – a truly delightful National Trust property in Grasmere, the Wordsworth family lived for three years.