Wordsworth House and Garden

Important notice -

Wordsworth House and Garden is now open. Pre-booking is not needed, but timed tickets may operate on busy days.

William Wordsworth’s childhood home

Wordsworth House and Garden

What's on

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Things to see and do

Dorothy Wordsworth 250 Anniversary - Make the Journey

A man with a briefcase walks past a wall

Meet Rowan McCabe, our 2020 (virtual) poet in residence 

Rowan McCabe, our (virtual) poet in residence for Wordsworth’s 250th anniversary year in 2020, knocks on strangers’ doors and asks what is important to them. Here’s what happens next…

Poppies growing in the garden at Wordsworth House

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" What a lovely house, wonderful atmosphere, lovely staff"
- Visiting family
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History

" The happiness the Wordsworth children experienced still radiates here"
- Visiting couple
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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Wordsworth House and Garden on the National Trust Collections website