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Seen and not heard: Life was very different for children 240 years ago © The National Trust

Seen and not heard: Life was very different for children 240 years ago

Your school's visit to the 18th century

Our range of guided and teacher-led sessions will give your pupils a real sense of what life was like in the 18th century, when William and Dorothy were at Wordsworth House. Sessions are available Monday to Thursday from 9.30-11am. Click on the links below for our newsletter containing session choices, booking form and risk assessment.

Plan your time with us

What did Georgian children eat? What did they wear? How often did they wash? And what happened if they had toothache or got sick? Our curriculum-linked sessions answer these questions and many more.

Book your visit

Email your completed booking form to Alex Morgan

Or post it to:
Wordsworth House and Garden
Main Street
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 9RX

Manage the risk

Please download and read our model risk assessment before your visit.

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