St Oswald's Church
On the edge of Grasmere, this tiny, creeper-clad cottage (formerly a pub called the Dove & Olive Bough) was famously inhabited by...
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...
Wordsworth Museum & Art Gallery
Next door to Dove Cottage, the new Wordsworth Museum houses a fascinating collection of letters, portraits and manuscripts relating to...
Faeryland Tea Garden
Heidi's of Grasmere
This cute pine-clad cafe makes a welcome refuge if the weather turns. Thick-cut sandwiches and hot soups are its mainstay, but the house...
Church Stile · interesting places nearby
St Oswald's Church information
In the churchyard of this tiny chapel in the centre of Grasmere are the Wordsworths's family graves: look out for tombstones belonging to including William, Mary, Dorothy and all three children. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's son Hartley is also buried here.