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Absolutely loved this place. We’ve been coming to Grasmere for years and never visited before as we... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jillian P
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Swinton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Unique!

This National Trust property is unlike any other I have visited. It isn’t polished or renovated but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
loubou82
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. We’ve been coming to Grasmere for years and never visited before as we assumed that we wouldn’t be able to take in our dog (who is now a little older so happy to be left in his own for a rest)-...More

Thank Jillian P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This National Trust property is unlike any other I have visited. It isn’t polished or renovated but those are qualities I believe add to its charm. It’s a beautiful house set in stunning grounds with incredible views. The volunteers are friendly and are obviously passionate...More

Thank loubou82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is wonderful to take children. Lots of exciting walks and nature trails spotting the red squirrels. Then a lovely house where children and dogs are made very welcome. There are rooms dedicated to children's play with dressing up and drawing and painting. You...More

Thank honeywalls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove past the sign for this place twice before we saw it. As there is only disabled parking at the house, we parked along the road in the village ( 1 hour limit) then walked back up to the house ( about 10-15 mins)....More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned again to this property which we really like. Grasmere is one of my favourite spots in the Lake District so to visit Allan Bank and take in the views from the house and grounds to me is wonderful. A very relaxing and different type...More

Thank lakelover908
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went hoping to see red squirrel but unfortunately wrong time of day. Staff/volunteers were lovely and tea/coffee facilities were great. Very relax inside the house, not like other national trust places and there were deer walking about the woods. Played badminton with the kids...More

Thank lilliank126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called on Wednesday and was met by one of the gents that volunteer, he told us so much about this magnificent place. Went on the hunt for the animals with our daughter and ended up walking the entire grounds, well worth the climb, such beautiful...More

Thank Yogi1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure how I feel about Allan Bank to be honest. We visited as part of a trip to see all of the Wordsworth houses and were a little surprised by this house. There is nothing to read, see or learn about it former...More

Thank UKHolbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here as I thought Wordsworth had lived here which he had for a short time but it's based on the founders of the National Trust, not much too see and unlike other N.T properties I have been too, house had had a fire and...More

Thank julieann1kitten
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's not really a lot to see here yet, as the place hasn't been open long and is still undergoing restoration, but it is the former home of the founders of the National Trust and steeped in atmosphere and ideals. It's worth the visit just...More

Thank Alan R
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jopparker
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