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Well worth a vist, carpark nearby, so much to see in this pretty village, most places are dog... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bubbs2018
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Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
"Wordsworth"s Grave".

After staying at Ann Tyson's House in Hawkshead,where Wordsworth spent some of his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lizziebach
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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The simple tombstone of William Wadsworth and his wife Mary is located in the churchyard, making this church one of the most visited literary shrines in the world.
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Grasmere, England
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"william wordsworth"
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"final resting place"
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"his wife"
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"interesting interior"
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"famous poet"
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"steeped in history"
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"lake district"
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"for sale"
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"gingerbread shop"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth a vist, carpark nearby, so much to see in this pretty village, most places are dog friendly

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After staying at Ann Tyson's House in Hawkshead,where Wordsworth spent some of his Schooldays,Myself and The Other Half visited St.Oswald's where he is buried alongside some of his Family.A Grade 1 listed building,it is in the village of Grasmere.The outside of the church is close...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church has just had a grant to restore it. Its new white tower looks great in the landscape. Would have liked to learn more about St Oswald.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned to go to church in Grasmere to bless our marriage of 45 years. We arrived at the church in good time before the service was due to start. Sitting there in the peace and calm, the choir began their practice, with the anthem...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church like many other ones has a cemetery out the back and has the famous poet William Wordsworth grave and his family members also there. It is a very old church and is free to enter

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St Oswolds church is a very old Anglican Church in Grasmere, in the Lake district of Cumbria. This church has a great history, but it has become more famous due to the fact, that the Grave of the famous poet William Wordsworh being here. Well...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The village of Grasmere is lovely and it's church is charming. We were glad to be able to pay homage to one of England's great poets.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is simply beautiful. It has a stunning unique roof structure. I love it and see something different every visit. Wordsworth graves are alsoworth a visit in the churchyard.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole village of Grasmere is gorgeous and I quite understand why Wordsworth chose to remain closely for the duration of his life. At Oswald's - his family church - is unusual. I loved the interior and the church yard is lovely too. His simple,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chock full of history! Take time to have a look around the church and the site which dates back to Saxon times.

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