Lake District - South

Includes Grasmere, Langdale, and areas around Lake Windermere and Lake Coniston

The Southern area of the Lake District includes: 1. Grasmere, 2. Rydal, 3. Ambleside, 4. Windermere, 5. Bowness-on-Windermere, 6. Newby Bridge, 7. Near Sawrey, 8. Hawkshead, 9. Coniston, 10. Tilberthwaite, 11. Little Langdale, and 12. Great Langdale.

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South > 1. Grasmere Area

Area Summary

The Grasmere area is based around the village, lake and vale of the same name, famous for its Wordsworth connections.

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Allan Bank

A large detached house which was home to Wordsworth for a few years. Its last owner was Canon Rawnsley who co-founded and left it to The National Trust. The house has recently been opened to the public, and there are lawned grounds, a garden and a wood.

Images for Allan Bank

Lake District - South - Grasmere Area - Allan Bank 1

External map links for Allan Bank

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Photo Credits:
1: © Copyright John Darch and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.