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Artistic kids of all ages will love these festive workshops, with an introuction to the Wordsworths and their writing before getting creative with crafts.

What was Christmas like when the Wordsworths lived at Dove Cottage 200 years ago? Learn about Georgian festivities before having a go at making your own traditional Christmas decorations to take home, including pomanders and wreaths. You’ll even get to decorate some gingerbread people!

To book any workshop please email State your name, the number and age of the children you wish to bring and details of any other adults attending as well as contact details for Track and Trace. Please note that family groups must not be over 6 people.

You must have received a confirmation email from us before attending the workshop as places are strictly limited. Maximum of 4 family groups per session. Booking essential. Please pay for your ticket in cash on the day of the event.


Wordsworth Grasmere

Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH

015394 35544


Opening times

Temporarily closed

We can’t wait to welcome you to ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found’.

You will need to book your ticket in advance of a visit. To book tickets for a timed entry slot to Dove Cottage and the Garden-Orchard please visit our website:

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