Allan Bank and Grasmere

Important notice -

Allan Bank will be closed on Friday 14 December for essential maintenance work, and re-open on Saturday 15 December for our final weekend before we close for Christmas.

The loveliest spot that man hath ever found

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Two people looking out of the window at Allan Bank Cumbria

Christmas at Allan Bank  

This Christmas, why not immerse yourself in tradition and embrace all things handmade and natural. At Allan Bank you’ll be greeted with a ho-ho-homespun Christmas and year old traditions that give a rustic homely feel to the festivities.

Allan Bank and Grasmere

What's on

Upcoming events

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Allan Bank and Grasmere

Eating and shopping

The front of the National Trust gift shop in Grasmere

Christmas at the 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 for everyone who makes Christmas, Christmas. You’ll find festive offerings including Christmas decorations and local items as well as our yearly products that offer a special memento of your trip to the Lakes. 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.