St Oswald's Church
In the churchyard of this tiny chapel in the centre of Grasmere are the Wordsworths' family graves: look out for tombstones belonging to...
Grasmere Lake & Rydal Water
Quiet paths lead along the shorelines of Grasmere's twin-set lakes. Rowing boats can be hired at the northern end of Grasmere Lake from...
If you only have time for one fell walk in Grasmere, Helm Crag's the one to do. Sometimes referred to as the 'Lion and the Lamb', after...
Grasmere Tea Gardens
Pleasant cafe with views of the river and church – perfect for tea and scones or a slice of post-hike cake.
Miller Howe Cafe
A smart cafe on the main square serving upmarket lunch fare: smoked salmon muffins, club toasties and excellent Farrers coffee.
Broadgate · interesting places nearby
Formerly Sara's Bistro, this small restaurant turns out hearty dishes ranging from roast lamb with red wine jus to Morecambe Bay sea bass with samphire. It's enthusiastically run by its eponymous owner. This is homespun rather than haute cuisine and a little overpriced, but worth a try.