Allan Bank and Grasmere

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do 

Allan Bank and Grasmere

What's on

Upcoming events

Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail

Sun 24 Jun 2018
Billie Buzzard is soaring overhead, floating on the breeze and watching all the comings and goings of the Allan Bank woodland garden.

Felted flower brooches

Sat 30 Jun 2018
Turn wool tops into felt, and shape a beautiful flower brooch that you can take home.

Nature Detectives

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Pick up your explorer pack and head out into our wild woodland with a National Trust Ranger.

South Lakeland Lace Makers

Sat 04 Aug 2018
Join South Lakeland Lace Makers and have a go at the traditional craft of bobbin lace making.

Heritage Open Day

Sat 15 Sep 2018
Join a day of events celebrating Edith Rawnsley's contribution to the Keswick School of Industrial Art.

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

Fri 21 Sep 2018
Dr Alwyn Turner will show a large collection of Keswick School of Industrial Art artefacts to illustrate his introductory talk.
Allan Bank and Grasmere

Eating and shopping

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Our work

The Lake District becomes a World Heritage Site

An introduction to the Lake District World Heritage Site 

The Lake District was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in early July 2017. It is now part of a special family of iconic places across the planet, like the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, Easter Island, the Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon and many other world famous locations.

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.