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“The loveliest spot that man hath ever found”
Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Dove Cottage, the Grasmere home of poet William Wordsworth. Wander through the Garden-Orchard Wordsworth called ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found’. Uncover Wordsworth’s radical and creative life story in the Museum and enjoy breathtaking views of Grasmere Vale from the new Viewing Station.
Check our website before you visit to see what will be open.
Well-stocked gift and bookshop.
Large cafe and tearoom selling cakes, snacks, lunches, ice-cream, refreshments and meals throughout the day. Locally sourced, wholesome food.
There is ample parking.
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