Allan Bank and Grasmere

Important notice -

Allan Bank is now closed for the winter and will reopen on 12 February.

The loveliest spot that man hath ever found

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Woodland at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Top things to do at Allan Bank 

Once home to William Wordsworth and Hardwicke Rawnsley, Allan Bank has a rich history, but it isn’t a traditional National Trust property. There’s no collection here, and the building is only partially decorated after a fire in 2011, but by leaving the building as an empty shell, it focuses the eye on the most significant feature of Allan Bank- its landscape.

A little girl and a man looking at horse chestnuts

Family fun at Allan Bank  

Discover and explore at Allan Bank this Winter. With lots of space for little legs to run free it's the perfect place to get back to nature. Pull on your wellies, wrap up warm and explore the grounds this winter.

Penny wood on the shore or Grasmere lake

Great walks in Grasmere 

From relaxing lake-shore strolls to fell-top expeditions, when it comes to walking we're spoiled for choice here in Grasmere. Here are a few of our favourite walks to get you started.

Two people walking a dog at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Allan Bank is dog friendly 

We know that there is no better companion for a walk than your dog and the Lake District is the perfect place to explore, on four legs or two. Well-behaved dogs are more than welcome at Allan Bank, inside or out, even muddy ones.

Allan Bank and Grasmere

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Allan Bank and Grasmere

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