Situated in the quaint Lake District Village of Hawkshead, the boys Grammar School gives insight into school life ever since it opened in 1585. William Wordsworth also attended the school from age 9 to 17 with his brothers.
Visitors have access to the main classroom, upstairs classroom and headmasters study. The upstairs classroom is now an exhibition room showing many interesting objects, documents and books relating to the school and people associated with it over the years.
All visitors are given a warm welcome and an introductory talk about the school.
Visitors can examine the museum at their leisure. Unfortunately, disabled access is only to the ground floor.
Guided tours can be arranged by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 015394 36674. Group rates (for groups of 10 or over) are £3.00 per adult, £1.00 for under-16. Accompanying guide or teacher enters free.
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|Season (1 Apr 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)|
|Tuesday - Wednesday||Closed|
|Thursday - Sunday||11:00||- 16:00|
Regular admission fee: £4.00 per adult, £1.00 per under-16
Approaching Hawkshead from the north on the B5285, follow the road around the edge of the village to the main carpark.
The Museum is 50 metres from the carpark, with the entrance to the grounds across from the main bus-stop. The nearest railway station is Windermere, which is 9 miles away.
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