Rydal Mount and Gardens
Rydal Mount, Wordsworth's best loved home for 37 years. Here he wrote many of his poems and revised and improved much of his earlier works including the Prelude and the famous 'Daffodils' poem. He became England's finest poet and went on to be poet Laureate to Queen Victoria. This historic home offers, large beautiful terraced gardens landscaped by the poet, magnificent views of lake Windermere and Rydal Water, peaceful relaxed atmosphere, freedom to wander unrestricted and situated in the picturesque village of Rydal between Ambleside and Grasmere on A591.
Adults £6.75, Concessions:(Seniors & Students) £5.75, Garden Only £4.50, Children 5-15 years old £3.25, Family ticket £16.00, Includes 2 full paying adults and children 5 - 15 yrs.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Fri 1 Mar 2013 - Thu 31 Oct 2013||Mon - Sun 09:30 to 17:00|
|Fri 1 Nov 2013 - Fri 28 Feb 2014||Wed - Sun 11:00 to 16:00|
|Notes||Open daily from 1 Mar-31 Oct: 9.30am - 5pm. Winter: Open Wed - Sun: 11am - 4pm. Nov, Dec & Feb.
Closed in Winter: Mon & Tues, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Jan.
ContactPeter & Marian Elkington
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VenueRydal Mount and Gardens
Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU
Map reference: NY 363063 Lat: 54.44809 Long: -2.98384
North of Ambleside, 1.5 mile on A591 on Grasmere Road. Follow brown signs on right of main road.
Parking : free
Accessible by Public Transport : 7 miles (11.3 kms) from Windermere station