Top Choice Historic Building in Grasmere

Dove Cottage

On the edge of Grasmere, this tiny, creeper-clad cottage (formerly a pub called the Dove & Olive Bough) was famously inhabited by William Wordsworth between 1799 and 1808. The cottage's cramped rooms are full of…
Church in Grasmere

St Oswald's Church

In the churchyard of this tiny chapel in the centre of Grasmere are the Wordsworth's family graves: look out for tombstones belonging to William, Mary, Dorothy and all three children. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's son H…
Lake in Grasmere

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 the Grasmere Tea Gardens, which is a five-minute walk from the village centre.