Pastimes from the past

Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

Play snip snap snorum, have a game of skittles or a jingling match. Then count sheep in Cumbrian, track down bugs and bees in the garden - and get some tips on how to turn your own backyard into a nature haven.

Prices

Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges
Wordsworth House and Garden

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £9.20 £8.30
Child £4.60 £4.15
Family £23.00 £20.75
Group out-of-hours N/A £11.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £7.90
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £2.50

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

Please note...

The basics

Suitability
Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Accessibility
Ground floor of house and upstairs discovery room accessible by lift; garden and shop fully accessible. There is no wheelchair access to the first floor of the house.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
19 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
20 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
26 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
27 October 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
2 November 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available
3 November 2019 11:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Wordsworth House
Email
wordsworthhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01900 824805

Upcoming events

Pastimes from the past

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed.

Under Northern Skies

Sat 19 Oct 2019
11:00-16:00
Our second exhibition of 2019 is a collaboration with young curators from local communities exploring humankind’s relationship with the beautiful Lakeland landscape.

Become a rock artist

Mon 21 Oct 2019
11:30-15:30
Get crafty with rocks and pens.

Get cooking in the kitchen

Tue 22 Oct 2019
11:30-15:30
Get messy making clapbread.

Become a natural artist

Wed 23 Oct 2019
11:30-15:30
Let nature awaken your creativity and have fun making some wild art.

Spooky stories by the fire

Thu 24 Oct 2019
11:30-11:50
Listen to the costumed servants' ghost stories.