Allan Bank and Grasmere

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Childern painting at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Rainy day half-term fun at Allan Bank 

Don’t let the weather dampen your spirits of making the most of family time this half-term. Head to Allan Bank where we’ve got things to do indoors for everyone.

Allan Bank and Grasmere

What's on

Upcoming events

Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail

Sun 26 May 2019
Billie Buzzard is soaring overhead, floating on the breeze and watching all the comings and goings of the Allan Bank woodland garden. Can you find all the creatures that Billie Buzzard can see? Solve all the clues to win your prize.

Collaborative embroidered banner

Sun 26 May 2019
Head to our studio where you'll find all you need to make a small piece of embroidery by hand to add to our banner or take home. By the end of the year, the complete banner will be on display for visitors to admire.

Original artwork by Christine Shaw

Sun 26 May 2019
Here's your chance to own some beautiful artwork by local Artist Christine Shaw and support the upkeep of Allan Bank.

Spring needle felting workshop

Mon 27 May 2019
Create your own needle felted greeting card with envelope from Herdwick and Merino wool to take home.

Talk: An introduction to the Keswick School of Industrial Art by Dr Alwyn Turner

Fri 21 Jun 2019
Dr Alwyn Turner will show a large collection of Keswick School of Industrial Art artefacts to illustrate his introductory talk.

Nature Detectives

Thu 25 Jul 2019
Pick up your explorer pack and head out into our wild woodland with a National Trust Ranger.
Allan Bank and Grasmere

Eating and shopping

The front of the National Trust gift shop in Grasmere

Our Grasmere shop 

A world away from the hustle and bustle of the high street sits our little shop in Grasmere, packed with treats and gifts. Every purchase you make will help to protect this wonderful landscape.

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Our work

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Get involved

Staff and volunteers at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Volunteer at Allan Bank  

Working in amazing places, meeting new people and knowing that you’re helping a great cause are all good reasons to volunteer with us. We have plenty volunteering opportunities in Grasmere, whatever your interests and time availability.