May and June at Coleridge Cottage

Spring flowers, seasonal rhymes, uncovered secrets, and the lesser known tales of some extraordinary women... there is plenty to discover at Coleridge Cottage in May and June. Read on to find out more...

18th century dress up at Coleridge Cottage

Dress Like a Georgian Day

It's time to dust off your waistcoat and don your bonnet to join volunteers in 18th century costume and discover how the Georgians loved to dress

Summer wildflowers in the garden at Coleridge Cottage, with the lime-tree bower in the background

Garden tours

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...

Sara Coleridge, née Fricker

Romantic Women

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - in the life of this great man were some great women whose stories are rarely told. The tales of their lives and their struggles during Coleridge's time at the cottage are revealed through these guided tours.

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The Cottage Uncovered

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

'Sunset by the River' by Christine Cook

Art in the Garden: Christine Cook

Vibrant interpretations of the Somerset landscape by local artist Christine Cook.

'Osorio', a play by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in the Reading Room at Coleridge Cottage

Poetry readings

Some inspirational rhymes to help you blow the winter cobwebs away, in the Cottage where Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote his best known poems.