Robert Southey, Poet Laureate, stands gesturing out to sea.

He embraces on his three younger daughters and his youngest son and future biographer Cuthbert Charles stands at his knee. The castle which rises dramatically in the background may tentatively be identified as St. Michael's Mount.



Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
015394 35544

Opening times

Please note: Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum’s National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported redevelopment project, Reimagining Wordsworth, will be taking place throughout 2019. As a result there are some changes to what will be available when you visit this year. Please check their website for opening information before you visit

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