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Rydal Mount and Gardens

Rydal Mount and Gardens

Details

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.

Opening details

Please see website for further details.

Prices

Adults £7.50, Concessions:(Seniors & Students) £6.50, Garden Only £5.00, Children 5-15 years old £4.00, Family ticket £20.00, Includes 2 full paying adults and children 5 - 15 yrs.

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

Contact

Peter & Marian Elkington

015394 33002

Address

Rydal,
Ambleside,
Cumbria,
LA22 9LU

Location

Directions

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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 from Windermere station

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