Allan Bank and Grasmere

Allan Bank and Grasmere

Things to see and do

Children painting at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Things to do with the kids this February half-term at Allan Bank 

Hello holiday time with the kids! Make homemade memories this February half-term with all that we have going on at Allan Bank.

Allan Bank and Grasmere

What's on

Upcoming events

Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail

Sun 17 Feb 2019
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.

Press Print Making

Mon 18 Feb 2019
Create your own designs to print onto paper using simple press printing techniques. Led by local print maker Karen Lester, this event is ideal for the whole family to join in.

Easter crafts

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Get crafty this Easter in our playroom; make your own Easter cards to send to your best friends and family and Easter pompoms to hang at home.

Collaborative embroidered banner

Sat 30 Mar 2019
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.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 19 Apr 2019
Follow the Allan Bank red squirrels' Easter trail; find all of their hidden eggs to win a chocolatey prize.

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

Fri 17 May 2019
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.