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William Wordsworth is Britain's best-loved poet. His life was a series of adventures and his early experiences made him into a rebel. Orphaned as a child, he went to university, travelled across Europe during the French Revolution, fell in love with...more
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Reviewed October 11, 2008

I may have had a different opinion of Dove Cottage if Wordsworth were one of my favourite poets; as it happens, he's not even in my top ten. We only went to the cottage because we were keen on seeing the Turner exhibition (Paths to...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2008

Turned up to visit on a rainy day expecting another historic house and garden with miserable faced curators guarding their "treasures" and thought that £7.50 was a bit steep for entry. The tour of Wordsworth's cottage was unexpected as the guide told a series of...More

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Jo F
October 25, 2016|
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Response from WordsworthTrust | Property representative |
Hi Jo, As others have indicated, we don't allow dogs in the Cottage or Museum, but they are welcome in the cafe and there are lots of dog friendly walks around.
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