Wordsworth House and Garden - National Trust

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

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wordsworth-house

E-mail

wordsworthhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Recorded Information

01900 820884

Enquiries/Group bookings

01900 824805

Fax

Group bookings

01900 820883

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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

2011 12 March - 30 October 11.00am - 5.00pm (Last entry 4pm).
2012 10 March - early November 11.00am - 5.00pm (Last entry 4pm).

Closed: Friday (Shop open 7 days a week)

Admission charges

GAOE prices £6.50, child £3.25, family £16.25. Groups (15+) £5.70

Discounts

  • National Trust

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.
Bee on lavender

Herbs and Hedgerows

  • 28 July 2014 11:30am-2:45pm
  • 4 August 2014 11:30am-2:45pm
  • 11 August 2014 11:30am-2:45pm
  • 18 August 2014 11:30am-2:45pm

From poisonous puddings to nettle cloth, come and learn about bizarre ways the Georgians employed herbs and wild plants. Join us for a ten minute talk that includes surprising uses for nettles, folklore and myths about some common plants and visit the Georgian kitchen. The talk will run at 11:30 and 14:30. Q and A included.

Suitable for

  • Any age
Rhododendron Blooms

Highlights of the Garden

  • 3 September 2014 11:30am-12pm
  • 10 September 2014 11:30am-12pm
  • 17 September 2014 11:30am-12pm
  • 24 September 2014 11:30am-12pm
  • 1 October 2014 11:30am-12pm

Meet the head gardener for a special guided tour of Williamls childhood garden and see what is in season.

Suitable for

  • Any age
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