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Rydal Mount and Gardens
Rydal LA22 9LU Route Planner
The Green Guide

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Opening hours

Mar-Oct: 9.30am-5pm; rest of year: Wed-Sun 11am-4pm - closed 24-25 Dec and Jan

Description

This cottage dating back to 1574 and enlarged as a farmhouse in the 18C was home to William Wordsworth (1770-1850) from 1813 until his death; during this period he moved from revolutionary poetry to the reactionary status of Poet Laureate. The house contains his library and the ceiling to his study, still painted with the Renaissance patterns he had copied during a visit to Italy.

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