Discover the poet William Wordsworth’s Lake District and get behind the scenes for a memorable cultural experience. Follow in Wordsworth’s footsteps on a short guided walk, hear his poetry read aloud and uncover the history of the area. See handwritten manuscripts in the very place they were written, as an experienced curator brings the stories in the pages to life. Try your hand at writing with a quill and ink. Finally, soak up the incredible atmosphere of Dove Cottage, Wordsworth’s former home, during an after-hours visit with drinks and local food.
£100 per person
Yes, charges apply.
Drinks and a light dinner included.
Clothes and shoes suitable for the weather and for the short walk.
May – October. Advance booking required, at least 2 weeks Available from April 2020.
The upstairs of Dove Cottage is not accessible for wheelchair users.
Moderate English required to fully appreciate the tour. Audio guides of Dove Cottage are available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Korean.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a National Park of epic proportions, The Lake District is home to Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain – and Wastwater, its deepest lake.