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To be honest, I had little knowledge of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, though I recognised a number of his poems, for example the Rime of the Ancient Mariner, together with William Wordsworth they founded the literary Romantic Movement. The cottage has been extensively renovated and returned...More
I visited here with my A level English Lit student daughter who also loves history.
I knew very little of him, but the guides were very knowledgeable and happy to talk about his life.
Yes the rooms are sparse and probably not his original belongings,...More
What a lovely place to visit. Amazing interiors as though the family have just gone out.
A very calming atmosphere with helpful guides, especially liked the poetry reading through headphones could have stayed all day listening to that. Nice tea room at the back. Parking...More
Pretty national trust property. A worthwhile visit even if you've no interest in Coleridge or poetry in general. The cottage has qaint interiors and a lovely garden. The tearoom is nice I can recommend the poet's lunch. Which is a cheese scone, a piece of...More
I last visited the cottage in 2015 when I first acquired an interest in his life, works and place not only in English literature but also in the radical politics of his day. Since then, I have joined the Friends of Coleridge and read two...More
I never would have believed such a small place would be made up so well and be so thoughtful as to the presentation of a poets life. This tiny cottage was lived in by Coleridge and his wife and baby at his most prolific period,...More
The cottage is run by the National Trust and so has many NT features. The volunteer guides were enthusiastic and knowledgeable but I felt the rooms seemed overdone - lines from poems painted on the walls seemed a bit over the top.- the place can...More
We stumbled on this national trust property on bank holiday Monday and were so glad we did it was a wonderful couple of hours of pure enjoyment .
If you enjoy history and poetry then this is a must for you, Coleridge /Wordsworth were great...More
Really enjoyed a memorable visit to this treasured location! To see the practicalities for living and writing in 1800 was an eye opener. To think Sam had to use a quill and ink writing up notes "in the field" adds to the scale of his...More
As someone utterly ignorant of Coleridge and poetry in general I still enjoyed our visit to Coleridge Cottage. This was largely down to the presentation of the property and the friendly, knowledgable staff who were only too happy to talk with you about Coleridge and...More