Free weekend for locals

Enjoy free entry to William’s childhood home and be among the first to see our exhibition celebrating his 250th anniversary.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Just tell us how you heard about the free weekend to visit the house and garden without charge and see ‘The Child is Father of the Man’ exploring how William was shaped by his wild, outdoor upbringing.

The basics

Suitability
Children welcome
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
14 March 2020 11:00 - 17:00 Available
15 March 2020 11:00 - 17:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Spooky stories by the fire

Thu 20 Feb 2020
14:30-14:45
Listen to the costumed servants' ghost stories.

Pastimes from the past on a Saturday

Sat 22 Feb 2020
11:00-16:00
Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed.

Pastimes from the past on a Sunday

Sun 23 Feb 2020
11:00-16:00
Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed.

Matters of life and death

Mon 24 Feb 2020
11:30-12:00
Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved.

Undressing the Wordsworths

Wed 26 Feb 2020
11:30-11:45
The maid-of-all-work strips back the layers of Georgian fashion.

William warts and all

Wed 26 Feb 2020
14:30-14:45
The maid-of-all-work reveals the man behind the legend.