Coleridge Cottage

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Coleridge Cottage is closed until further notice. Please check back here for further updates.

Home of Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Coleridge Cottage


Coleridge Cottage

What's on

Upcoming events

Poetry Reading

Mon 19 Mar 2018
Sit back, relax, and listen to some poetry in the place where Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and 'Kubla Khan'

Signs of spring family trail

Sat 24 Mar 2018
It's time to dust off those cobwebs and search for signs that spring is here

Romantic Women

Wed 28 Mar 2018
Samuel Taylor Coleridge - behind this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tale of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge's time at the Cottage are revealed through these guided tours.

Family Story Time

Thu 29 Mar 2018
Have you heard the tale of Sailor Sam? Or the story of the mice who lived in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's house?

Cottage Uncovered

Tue 03 Apr 2018
Discover the unusual, lesser-known tales of Coleridge Cottage and it's strange history in these tours of the house and garden.

Garden Tours

Fri 04 May 2018
There's more to Coleridge than the Cottage. Discover the stories of the poet's garden, and how it didn't turn out quite how he planned...
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Get involved

Volunteer Gina helps a young visitor make a gingerbread man

Volunteering at Coleridge Cottage 

There's plenty to do at Coleridge Cottage. Find out how you can be part of looking after this special place.

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Eating and shopping

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Writing with a quill and ink at Coleridge Cottage

Learning at Coleridge Cottage 

Whether your group want to learn about Romanticism, revolution, who Coleridge was or how the Georgians used to live, Coleridge Cottage offers a selection of hands-on, immersive learning sessions for all key stages.

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Hat and scarf in second parlour, Coleridge Cottage

Bringing a group to Coleridge Cottage 

All the information you need about bringing a group larger than 10 to Coleridge Cottage.