Allan Bank and Grasmere

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Allan Bank and Grasmere

What's on

Upcoming events

Easter crafts

Fri 26 Apr 2019
10:30-16:00
Get crafty this Easter; make your own Easter cards to send to your best friends and family and Easter pompoms to hang at home.

Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail

Fri 26 Apr 2019
10:30-16:00
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.

Original artwork by Christine Shaw

Fri 26 Apr 2019
10:30-16:30
Here's your chance to own some beautiful artwork by local Artist Christine Shaw and support the upkeep of Allan Bank.

Collaborative embroidered banner

Tue 30 Apr 2019
10:30-16:00
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.

Quilters' Guild of the British Isles

Tue 14 May 2019
10:30-15:00
Learn from some of the best in quilting and patchwork; join the Quilters' Guild and have a go at creating a piece to take home or add to our collaborative banner.

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

Fri 17 May 2019
11:00-11:15
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

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.