Day trip to Cumbria
Coach Visit | Dove Cottage and Blackwell
Thursday 20 June 2013 - 07:00
The day trip to Cumbria will be spent in the area of Grasmere. In the morning, there will be a guided tour of Dove Cottage, the home of Wordsworth and his family The cottage will also be holding an exhibition on Dorothy Wordsworth's travels in Scotland during the visit.
After lunch in Grasmere, the party will transfer to Ambleside to board the lake steamer to cruise down Lake Windermere to Bowness. From there the coach will travel to Blackwell, an interesting Arts and Crafts house, for a talk and free time to walk around the house to admire the architecture and interior. Returning via Tebay for tea, shopping and supper if people wish.
This event has been organised by a local supporter group to help raise money for the Art Fund.