Wordsworth House and Garden - National Trust

Wordsworth House and Gardens
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Living Georgian town house where William Wordsworth was born in 1770. Costumed servants are on duty every day in the working Georgian kitchen.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: £6.70
Child: £3.35
Family: £16.75
Group adult: £6.00
Group child: £2.50


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Additional info

Very limited parking on Low Sand Lane, adjacent to house. Drop-off point. 6 steps to main entrance with no handrail. Lift available for wheel chair users to first floor & Cafe. Level entrance to shop. Grounds largely accessible. Garden accessible via shop and/or side gate on Low Sand Lane. Induction loops in reception and shop.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Inspired by Beatrix: drop in and draw

  • 17 May 2016

Join our artist in residence to try your hand at sketching or painting the kind of kitchen and garden objects that delighted Beatrix Potter.

Suitable for


Normal admission charges apply



Be inspired by Beatrix: art class

  • 20 May 2016

Have exclusive access to Wordsworth House and Garden with our friendly art class. Join our artist-in-residence, Kate Smith, to draw the type of domestic objects and interiors or garden items and exteriors that inspired Beatrix Potter. This will be an informal group for all abilities, with Kate offering tips and advice. Cost includes materials, refreshments and lunch. £5 discount per session if booking 3 or more. Maximum group size 10, minimum 6.

Suitable for


£35 per person



Two Bad Mice: mischief in Beatrix Potter's tales

  • 26 March — 31 May 2016 *on now

Revisit the magic of childhood with this special exhibition of Beatrix's original artwork to celebrate her 150th anniversary. Free with entry to house and garden

Suitable for


Normal admission charges apply



Wordsworth House and Garden - National Trust
Main Street
CA13 9RX

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Recorded Information

01900 820884

Enquiries/Group bookings

01900 824805


Group bookings

01900 820883

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