Allan Bank and Grasmere

Important notice -

We're working hard to reopen many of our places where it is safe to do so. However, the house and grounds of Allan Bank are currently closed. Allan Bank grounds will be open 24 October - 1 November.

The loveliest spot that man hath ever found

More about this place

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

People looking at a tree at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Autumn half-term at Allan Bank 

We are re-opening our woodland grounds for autumn half-term. Saturday 24 October - Sunday 1 November, 11am-4pm. Come and explore our woodland walk and natural play area free of charge. Please note the house remains closed.

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing the National Trust's colonial links 

Allan Bank, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, has direct links to colonialism. Learn more about what we are doing to address the histories of slavery and colonialism at our places.