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For GeoWeek 2022 we will be highlighting some of the poet William Wordsworth’s writing on mountains and geology in our activities taking place each day at Wordsworth Grasmere.

Discover Wordsworth’s Guide to the Lakes on Gallery Tours, see nature through fresh eyes whilst Sketching, and try our geology-themed writing prompts at Loose Leaf Poetry. In a Behind the Scenes tour of the Jerwood Centre, our state-of-the-art library and archive, there will be a display exploring the connections between Wordsworth and locally born geologist Jonathan Otley. Different activities take place each day and are included with admission; take a look at the schedule below to find out what’s on when you visit.

Saturday 7 – Sunday 15 May, 10.30am and 2.30pm: Gallery Tour

Saturday 7, Tuesday 10, Saturday 14 May, 10am-5pm: Loose Leaf Poetry

Tuesday 10, Thursday 12, 11am: Behind the Scenes

Wednesday 11 May, 10am-5pm: Sketching

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Wordsworth Grasmere

Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH

015394 35544


Opening times

19 July to 31 October
Tuesday to Sunday.
10am–5pm (last entry to Dove Cottage is 4.20pm & to the Museum is 4.30pm).

Please see our website for COVID safety measures. Booking in advance is recommended.

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