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Dora's Field

Named for Dora, the daughter of the poet William Wordsworth. Wordsworth planned to build a house on the land but, after her early death, he planted the area with daffodils in her memory. Now known as Dora’s field the area is renowned for its spring display of daffodils and Bluebells.

25 March; Wordsworth's Daffodil Legacy.

Opening for NGS:
Sunday 25 March (11am - 4pm). Admission by donation. Also open High Close Estate and Arboretum.

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How to find us

Dora's Field, Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX

1½m N of Ambleside. Follow A591 from Ambleside to Rydal. Dora’s Field is next to St Mary’s Church.