Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Type:Historic House / Palace

Town End
Grasmere
Cumbria
LA22 9SH
xxx miles to Manchester Airport
xxx miles from Manchester City Centre
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Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

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Directions

Road Directions

By Bus: Hop on the regular 599 open top service from Bowness, Windermere and Ambleside. Sit back, relax and admire the stunning views across the Lakes. The 555 also runs regularly between Keswick, Grasmere, Windermere and Kendal. The bus stops just across the Road from Dove Cottage.

By bike: There are cycle parking stands near the attraction's restaurant.

On Foot: There is an easy and safe two-minute walking route from Grasmere to Dove Cottage along Stock Lane. There is also a lakeside path or the Coffin Trail Bridleway which links Grasmere to Rydal near Ambleside. Both are fairly easy-going routes with great views.

By Car: Leave the M6 at jct 36, follow signs for Kendal, Windermere and Ambleside. Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum and Art Gallery is located on the A591, the main Kendal to Keswick road through the Lake District, just South of the Grasmere mini roundabout.

Accessible by Public Transport: Windermere station is 8 miles away.

Dates and Opening Times

* 1 March – 31 October 2019 9.30am-5.00pm
1 November – 23 December 2019 10.00am-4.30pm
Please note: our redevelopment project is taking place throughout 2019 and there are some changes to what will be available when you visit, please check our website before you visit.

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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access - Most areas are accessible; however as Dove Cottage is an old building, only the ground floor rooms are accessible by wheelchair.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair hire

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Imported Facilities

  • Major credit cards taken

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Cater for school groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Shop

Provider Features

  • No Smoking Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun

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