Attraction in Ambleside
Rydal Mount Home of William Wordsworth from 1813 - 1850.
Open Summer: March - October 9.30 - 5.00pm
Winter: November, December & February 10.00 - 4.00pm
Wednesdays - Sundays 11am - 4pm
Winter: Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & all of January
Group bookings by arrangement in the winter.
Nestling between the beautiful fells, Lake Windermere and Rydal Water lies the 'most beloved' home of William Wordsworth from 1813 - 1850. Now the home of his direct descendants visitors can wander through the house and the extensive gardens landscaped by the poet.
'Nowhere on earth have I ever seen a spot of more perfect and enjoyable beauty' wrote Dr Thomas Arnold.
A souvenir shop offers a variety of books and gifts.
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