Dora's Field
Dora's Field
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Sally W
Moray, UK33 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
No daffs nodding their heads this time of year but, all the same, a touching tribute to a lost daughter. Although, apparently, the field was initially purchased as a site for the construction of a house for Wordsworth. Take the time to visit the wee kirk, where sit the pews used by Wordsworth and his family.
Written 29 July 2023
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Paul R
Wellingborough, UK777 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
If, like me, you would rather walk through a small, wild patch of meadow than a pavement. you will appreciate Dora's Field in a modest way. Wandering through here and, subsequently through the adjacent, attractive church yard cuts the corner that takes you from the main through road to the little lane that contains Rydal mount and Rydal hall.
If you've anything of the romantic in you, the field becomes something a little more special when put in its historical context as the place where William Wordsworth (who lived at Rydal Mount) planted out thousands of daffodils in remembrance of his beloved daughter, Dora.
Probably not a site to bring you to Rydal in itself but it forms a very nice detail in any visit to this tiny village and its surprising array of attractions.
Written 30 May 2022
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Karen
Oxford, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Lovely we were so lucky to visit when the daffodils were in full bloom and the weather was good. We visited 10.00 am so not crowded.
Written 27 March 2022
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AnnieB
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK59 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Visited the Ambleside many many times but this was our first visit to Dora’s Field.
Very tranquil and the Daffodils were in bloom.
No formal paths to follow .
Written 24 March 2022
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TomA
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Wordsworth was right, such a lovely place to sit and ponder. Wander around the field and enjoy the simplicity yet beauty of the place created to help him and his family remember his beloved daughter.
Written 16 March 2022
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SJH42
Ware, UK231 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
A nice little walk and very beautiful in September.
The field is planted with daffodils so must be amazing in spring.
Written 13 September 2019
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Graham E
Ainsworth, UK47 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Walked through on my way to Grasmere. Not pretty at this time of year but a visit in spring is well worth it.
Written 11 August 2019
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Hazel D
Pickering, UK1,869 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
Walked down from Rydal Mount to see this lovely field named after Wordsworth daughter Dorothea (Dora) after she died. The whole area was covered in bluebells.
Written 2 May 2019
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Philip H
Wylam, UK190 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
Two years since our last visit, which was with a missed family member who no longer with us, which made it a visit of mixed emotions, more difficult for some. However, that did still not spoil the visit. We had missed the best of the daffodils but there were still many in bloom. We also saw our first bluebell of 2019 and the dark red camelia in the top end of the church yard was a colourful sight. We have always liked it here and are bound to return. Of course highly recommended if you like spending time in the Lakes.
Written 7 April 2019
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Steve D
79 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Couples
If you like to wander into a place where time has stood still then a visit to the historic Dora's Field is for you. Just stand or sit and listen to the birds, watch the squirrels, or if you're very lucky see a deer. Just off the main road in Rydal this is an ideal site to visit after taking in Rydal Hall or maybe at the start or end of the historic "Coffin Trail" walk.
Written 15 November 2018
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