Our first exhibition of 2019 explores humankind’s relationship with the beautiful Lakeland landscape through a range of thought-provoking voices.
Mon 22 Apr 2019
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Follow our trail and win a chocolate prize.
Get crafty with rocks and pens.
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The maid-of-all-work strips back the layers of Georgian fashion.
Wed 24 Apr 2019
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Learn the secrets of William's sister Dorothy Wordsworth.
Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved.
Thu 25 Apr 2019
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The Georgians were past masters at recycling – but some of their initiatives may have gone a bit too far.
Sat 27 Apr 2019
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Step into a world of pinching matches and tipsy toddlers with the maid-of-all-work.
Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed.
Sun 28 Apr 2019
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Take an early evening stroll around the tranquil riverside garden that gave Wordsworth a lifetime’s poetic inspiration.
Thu 02 May 2019
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Join us for a free May Day community sing on Buttermere lakeshore.
Mon 06 May 2019
An evening talk by National Trust archaeologist Jamie Lund exploring the fascinating story of the UK's newest World Heritage Site.
Thu 16 May 2019
Write with a quill and ink.
Tue 28 May 2019
Let nature awaken your creativity and have fun making some wild art.
Wed 29 May 2019
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Have fun on a family-friendly garden tour.
Thu 30 May 2019
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Join our head gardener for a guided tour.
Tue 04 Jun 2019
An evening talk by National Trust ranger Maurice Pankhurst exploring the wonderful world of trees.
Thu 20 Jun 2019
Get messy making clapbread.
Tue 23 Jul 2019
Join us for a talk by novelist Zoe Gilbert.
Thu 19 Sep 2019
Enjoy free entry to William's childhood home and listen to a special talk.
Sat 21 Sep 2019
Celebrate National Poetry Day at Wordsworth's childhood home.
Thu 03 Oct 2019
Join James Rebanks, farmer and author of The Shepherd's Life, for a special evening talk.
Thu 10 Oct 2019
Listen to the costumed servants' ghost stories.
Thu 24 Oct 2019
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