Inside Wordsworth House and Garden

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At Wordsworth House near Cockermouth, step back to the 1770s at William Wordsworth’s childhood home.

Inside the National Trust follows staff and volunteers as they recreate the era of Georgian poet William Wordsworth in this lovely Georgian townhouse where he lived.

Don’t miss presenter Michael Buerk enrol in Georgian servant training under the watchful eye of Trust staff – when faced with a room of visitors will he crumble? There’s also three feathery friends who rule the roost in the garden and even a wedding on the cards with a twist.

Meet the stars of Wordsworth House and Garden
New recruit, Ruth Akers, joined Georgian servant training with Michael Buerk and shares her strawberry fritter disaster.

Heard gardener, Amanda Thackery, talks about her love of weeding and getting the giggles on camera.