Allan Bank and Grasmere

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Allan Bank and Grasmere

What's on

Upcoming events

A meeting of minds - Live letter reading

Fri 09 Dec 2016
12:00-13:00
Come to sit back, relax with a cup of tea, and enjoy listening to the reading of letters written by Beatrix Potter and her friend Canon Rawnsley, who inspired Potter to preserve special places in Lakes from being irreparably ruined by development.

Create your own festive wreath

Sat 10 Dec 2016
11:00-15:30
Come along and make a festive wreath to take home using winter foliage and natural finds from our garden & woodland. A small donation towards cost of materials welcomed.

Live festive music

Sat 10 Dec 2016
13:30-15:30
We have a host of local musicians lined up to perform at Allan Bank this festive season. From winter folk tunes on the guitar to the magic sound of Christmas bells from the Bell Ringers of St Michael's Church in Beetham.

Carols around the tree

Sat 17 Dec 2016
13:30-15:30
Sing along with Grasmere Glee around the tree at our carol concert.

Easter crafts

Sat 01 Apr 2017
10:00-16:00
Get crafty this Easter in our playroom, make your own bunny ears and Easter cards to send to your best friends.

Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail

Sat 01 Apr 2017
10:00-16:00
Billie Buzzard is soaring overhead, floating on the breeze and watching all the comings and goings of the Allan Bank woodland garden.
Allan Bank and Grasmere

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Allan Bank and Grasmere

Our work

A red squirrel at Allan Bank in Grasmere Cumbria

SOS: Save our Squirrels 

A recent breakout of the deadly Squirrel Pox Virus in Grasmere could place our native red squirrel population under dire threat. We’ve had at least ten confirmed cases of the virus in the Grasmere area.

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.