This is Dorothy Wordsworth’s story, told in her own words from original manuscripts in celebration of her 250th birthday.

Dorothy Wordsworth was more than William’s sister. She was a writer, friend, collaborator, aunt, pioneering walker, local philanthropist, inspiring gardener, and – perhaps most famously – author of the Grasmere Journal.

She was an extraordinary yet relatable woman: a writer, sister, and friend whose work and life remains relevant today.

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Wordsworth Grasmere

Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH

015394 35544

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Opening times

19 July to 31 October
Tuesday to Sunday
10am–5pm (last entry to Dove Cottage is 4.20pm & to the Museum is 4.30pm)

Please see our website for COVID safety measures. Booking in advance is recommended.

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