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National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Main St, Cockermouth CA13 9RX, UK

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About National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Wordsworth House and Garden is the birthplace and childhood home of romantic poet William and his sister Dorothy. The house is a Grade I listed building. It is open to the public as a writer's house museum from March to October each year.



Attractions near National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Lake District Wildlife Park8.95km from National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

The Lake District Wildlife Park is set in 25 acres of glorious Lakeland scenery near Bassenthwaite Lake, and has beautiful views of the northern fells, including Skiddaw.   You can meet over 100 species  - from Anaconda to Zebra, Mandrills and Meerkats to endangered species like Asian Fishing Cats, Gibbons, and Lemurs. One of the iconic attractions in this area.

Bassenthwaite Lake9.06km from National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Bassenthwaite Lake, owned by the National Park Authority, is one of the largest at 4 miles long and 3/4 mile wide, but also one of the shallowest. It is the most northerly of the lakes and has no major settlements on its shores. It is often full of sailing boats from Bassenthwaite Sailing Club. This Lake is a very important place for wildlife. Hundreds of birds including the osprey migrate to the lake and fish such as Atlantic salmon come to Bassenthwaite Lake to spawn.

Whinlatter9.27km from National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Whinlatter is a small fell in the north west of the English Lake District, just north of the Whinlatter Pass. It is easily climbed from the top of the Whinlatter Pass, through the Forestry Commission plantations. The lower slopes of Whinlatter are clothed in forestry plantation largely of the usual monoculture. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some nice time here.

Loweswater9.76km from National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Loweswater is a peaceful lake that is often bypassed and nestled in a wooded valley in the far west of the Lake District.  The lake is owned by the National Trust and rowboats can be hired from Watergate Farm located at the southern end of the lake. The lake is unusual in the radial drainage pattern of the Lake District in draining towards the center of the Lake District.

Whinlatter Forest Park10.76km from National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

A beautiful  World Heritage site that is home to stunning views, fantastic walks, exhilarating mountain biking, rare wildlife, and adventure play. Many different walking trails are available for all abilities ranging from gravel roads and surfaced paths to tracks of more difficult terrain to explore.  This is a popular visitor’s attraction especially as it is England’s only all forest mountain.

Crummock Water12.03km from National Trust - Wordsworth House and Garden

Crummock Water is the longest of three lakes in the Buttermere Valley cared for by the National Trust. This long lake is often ignored by visitors in favour of its smaller neighbour, Buttermere, and as such it offers a quieter alternative for a lakeside picnic and paddle if you are willing to walk a short distance.

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The largest and most widespread industry in Cumbria is tourism. The Lake District National Park alone receives some 15.8 million visitors every year.World-famous for its beautiful lakes and mountainous fells, carved out long ago by glaciers, the Lake District today is a playground for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts.