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Lewis Carroll, whose real name was Revd Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, was a child from Daresbury village.

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What was happening in Lewis Carroll's lifetime? Use our interactive Timeline!


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The All Saints Lewis Carroll Centre is Closed until further notice.

  • Churchman • Storyteller • University don • Pioneer photographer • Puzzler

The beautiful new building celebrates Daresbury’s world famous villager, the creator of Alice and all her adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. It also tells you a bit about his many interests and how his Daresbury childhood influenced the man he became.

A great visit for family, schools, wanderers or literary enthusiasts

  • Enjoy our elegant new building and the displays illustrating Lewis Carroll’s colourful life
  • Hear about his time in Daresbury, presented by local children and adults
  • Hear his stories presented by ‘King of Mirth’ Ken Dodd and dramatic Dillie Keane
  • Join a volunteer guide for a tour of the church where Lewis Carroll’s father was vicar
  • See things that Lewis Carroll saw as young Charlie Dodgson
  • Admire the stained glass window erected in his memory
  • Browse our themed shop, selling the new ‘Wonderland’ game
  • Contact us to discuss a themed school visit
  • Wander around Daresbury village with its old cottages, former smithy and pub, little changed since Lewis Carroll’s day

LC Centre is closed due to Covid-19.

All Saints access can be limited by church services, weddings, baptisms, funerals and other church events – please check website diaries (see below)

  • Individuals free entry, donations welcome
  • Group tours by arrangement at low cost – coach parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Toilet facilities
  • Parking

Extend your visit – wander, drive, cycle or walk to nearby (approx 1.5 miles)

NT Lewis Carroll Birthplace site. Picnic in the Lewis Carroll Centenary Wood



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