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Wordsworth House and Garden

William Wordsworth’s childhood home

Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RX

Two visitors in the garden at Wordsworth House, Cumbria in June

Important notice

Due to staff training we will be closed early on Tuesday 18th July, the House will close at 3pm and the garden at 3.30pm.

Planning your visit

Volunteer talking with visitors in the Dining Room at Wordsworth House, Cumbria

Group and educational visits to Wordsworth House 

Discover more about arranging your group or school visit to William Wordsworth’s childhood home, from what to see and do, to how to make a booking.

Badger by Rosamund and John Macfarlane

Upcoming events at Wordsworth House and Garden 

Take a look at what's coming up in our events schedule

Venue hire

Bright pink roses in the garden with views of Wordsworth house in the background

Weddings at Wordsworth House and Garden 

What could be more romantic than to get married in the birthplace of one of the world’s greatest poets? Find out all you need to know about holding your wedding at Wordsworth House.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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