Allan Bank and Grasmere

Important notice -

All our houses, gardens, parks, toilets, cafes, shops and car parks are now closed to further restrict the spread of coronavirus.

The loveliest spot that man hath ever found

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Allan Bank in Grasmere Lake District

Planning your visit to Allan Bank  

Allan Bank is a relaxed National Trust home from home in Grasmere with traditional indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Set on a hill with views over Grasmere lake and fells, it’s a short 10minute walk from the centre of Grasmere village. Click through to find out more about Allan Bank, how to get here and what there is to do.

A close up of the Coleridge portrait at Allan Bank

Three big heads 

Allan Bank is a place where many people have lived, but three of them have changed the way we see the world and our place within it; Wordsworth, Coleridge & Rawnsley. Our new installation for 2020 reveals their stories through three giant drawings.

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.